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Thursday, December 12, 2019

Home & Garden

Three neglected herbs to enrich your kitchen garden

Plant lovage, hyssop and summer savory for both your patch and your table’s sakeAs a botanist obsessed with food, I have always found one particular statistic perplexing....

The Notting Hill flat that’s now a gallery and bolthole

A graceful London apartment has been converted into an exhibition space – and a place to think – for this creative coupleThis Notting Hill apartment is where it...

Graphic scenes in a rural Kent home

Designer Anthony Burrill and his wife Emma have embraced country house living on their own termsIf you know about Anthony Burrill and the upbeat graphic slogan prints he creates,...

Gone to print: space and colour in a textile designer’s cottage

Her home studio may have changed little in 40 years, but Pauline Caulfield is revisiting and reinventing her workTucked down the side of a London terrace is...

This way to the house of easement

Other words for toilets | Arms to Saudi Arabia | Wasabi KitKat | Clergy as tulipsLinda Fishwick objects to the use of “bathroom” to designate the room...

Planting English tulips in a Danish coastal garden

Although we mostly miss them in flower, we consider them a gift to the gardenA last-minute winter weekend in Denmark to walk to the beach sunset, ride...

Colourful plants that thrive in cold weather

If your garden has been looking a little sad, plan now for a more verdant winter next yearGardening is a fascinating art form. As much as it...

Gardening tips: Camelia ‘Yuletide’ will spice up winter gardens

Plus, visit The Enchanted Garden at the William Morris Gallery and keep pelargoniums going through the coldPlant thisCamellias that flower over Christmas...

How to buy and set up a tall cold frame

It’s a big investment, but you’ll reap the rewards if you sow and grow under glass, says our gardening expertEvery gardener dreams of one day owning a...

Gardening tips: plant elephant’s ears

Then sow poached egg plants and join a plant society to meet likeminded gardenersPlant this Bergenias, or elephant’s ears, can tolerate shade, especially in tricky places such as under...

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