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Homes & Gardens

I n t h e ga r d e n

with Naomi MacKay

a cold winter?

SunBelievable ‘Brown Eyed Girl’

Lots of lovely juicy pears tomatoes at the end of October! And down in Devon, RHS Garden Rosemoor, which holds the National Collection of Holly, tells me that the trees this year are absolutely loaded with berries and will create a fabulous display

this winter once the autumn leaves from surrounding trees have fallen. This is all marvellous but you know where this is heading… country lore tells us that when the trees and bushes are full of fruits and berries there’s a hard winter

ahead. After the summer we’ve had it wouldn’t be surprising. When we first moved here we had several fabulous summers, but snowfall followed each winter as regular as clockwork. The papers are already full of stories of plunging

temperatures and heavy snowfall for November and December. So, make sure that your garden is ready ahead of time for the frosts and any snow by ticking off these 10 jobs in preparation: Continued on page 50

Festive Family SANTVAES Weekend I R AR 0am 4th at 1a d y 2 Saturember! Nov

& his grotto is open 11am4pm every weekend

24th & 25th November 2018

at Haddenham Garden Centre

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Join us for a weekend of festive fun including: • Fairground Ride • Children’s Farm • Face Painting • Santa’s Grotto Our traditional grotto costs just £5.50 and is run by Haddenham & District Rotary Club with all proceeds going to charity.

Stanbridge Rd, Haddenham

01844 290395

haddenhamgardencentre.co.uk

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Profile for Charlie Trott

Vale Life Magazine Nov-Dec 2018 Edition  

Local interest magazine for Aylesbury, Thame, Tring, Wendover, Princes Risborough, Chinnor, Waddesdon, Winslow and surrounding villages.

Vale Life Magazine Nov-Dec 2018 Edition  

Local interest magazine for Aylesbury, Thame, Tring, Wendover, Princes Risborough, Chinnor, Waddesdon, Winslow and surrounding villages.

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