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The English Garden4 min de lecture
Sunny SIDE UP
It is a short stroll from Highgate tube station to Mona Abboud’s home in North London. As you approach her 1930s terraced house on a quiet residential road, a huge grevillea and a parasol-pruned phillyrea in the small front garden signal a horticultu
The English Garden1 min de lecture
Checklist
• Take hardwood cuttings from shrubs like cornus, buddleja and honeysuckle. • Keep harvesting winter crops such as leeks and parsnips. • Remove yellow leaves from winter brassicas and protect against pigeons by covering with netting. • Ensure greenho
The English Garden4 min de lecture
Christmas STYLING
Wrap up warmly and a winter forage for nature’s seasonal decorations will always be most rewarding. The traditional trappings, holly, ivy and mistletoe, come gloriously gift-wrapped in Christmas custom, but there is a wealth of more imaginative and e