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A rowan tree

Until Thursday, I had prevaricated over whether to keep the self-seeded rowan growing by the bay tree. Then the decision was made to chop it down. It was too close the house and seeing how big some of the rowans … Continue reading

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The Roman View?

Towards the end of the summer, I wrote a post about the North York Moors, which were once covered with trees but have been denuded by and for sheep. I don’t know much about the history of the landscape around … Continue reading

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The other side of RHS Harlow Carr

On the last occasion we went to Harlow Carr gardens near Harrogate, we noticed a wood on the other side of the fence. This intrigues me, not least because I wanted to know how to access it. So, with today … Continue reading

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