It all began in 2010 & follows the weekly ups and downs of garden work chronicling both successes and failures but most of all demonstrates the fun enjoyed by three people who regularly garden in all weathers.

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18 November 2010

Dear old Shakenhurst


The Hall




The main drive


Am straying from gardening for a moment. As there has been so much in the press about the sale of this ancient and historic estate and the sad reasons for its sale.  I had the privilege of growing up on Windhill Farm which was  part of the estate .  Lets hope the new buyer of this wonderful old estate does it proud.  Thought I'd put up a couple of photos as I knew it so well as a child and they will probably be the last I ever take.

Who knows?  It might have been wandering alone in the gardens at Shakenhurst aged 10 that gave me my interest in gardening!




Windhill Farm

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