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Unearth plenty of joy in winter

Your gardan has plenty to offer in the coldest time of year

17th January, 2016
Viburnum tinus Lisa Rose

I wonder if, when Theodore Roosevelt said: “Comparison is the thief of joy”, he was thinking about the garden in winter. When compared with summer, you may think the garden has little to offer at this time of year but temper your expectations and you will see there is joy to be had.

The scent of Daphnes, the glimmer of snowdrops, dainty hellebores bowing their heads gracefully, frilly witch hazels, blazing red dogwood,...

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