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A Stuga On the Cusp of the Orust Riviera, tucked away next to a hobbit hole in the woods.

Colour in the Flower Garden by Gertrude Jekyll

Colour in the Flower Garden - Gertrude Jekyll
bookshelves: winter-20152016, dec-2015-free-for-all, e-book, gutenberg-project, reference, published-1908, gardening, nature
Recommended to Bettie☯ by: Laura
Read from December 27 to 28, 2015



Opening: There comes a day towards the end of March when there is but little wind, and that is from the west or even south-west. The sun has gained much power, so that it is pleasant to sit out in the garden, or, better still, in some sunny nook of sheltered woodland. There is such a place among silver-trunked Birches, with here and there the splendid richness of masses of dark Holly.

I'm a gardener with lawns and woods, so of course this was going to appeal. A year through helpmate and a keeper.