Monthly Archives: October 2010

Tales from the Riverbank (6) From crisp and white to wet, wet, wet …

We so enjoyed our visit last weekend from our friend Jonathan Wright, a horticulturalist from the esteemed Chanticleer Garden, He was on a visit from Pennsylvania to work a couple of weeks on a learning exchange with Great Dixter. We … Continue reading

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Tales from the Riverbank (5) Dark Skies …

I had no idea, until we were enlightened last night by the Forestry Commission initiative, that we were in such a unique and privileged position.  The Milky Way often glows above our farmhouse in a glorious streak of light with … Continue reading

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Tales from the Riverbank (4) Turning leaves and log piles

The leaves are turning and it’s time for long walks and log fires!  Alasdair has been wielding the axe, chopping wood and stacking the log pile.  Today it’s jolly cosy here inside the farmhouse. Outdoors the beech trees are now … Continue reading

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