“If you wish to make anything grow, you must understand it, and understand it in a very real sense. ‘Green fingers’ are a fact, and a mystery only to the unpracticed. But green fingers are the extensions of a verdant heart.”
― Russell Page, The Education of a Gardener.
A legendary gardener and landscaper of the twentieth century, he designed gardens great and small for clients throughout the world. He had sensitivity not only to different types of flora and to different climates, but also to the architectural requirements of gardens, both large and small.
We developed the garden at EcoHouse from what was stony ground, not much soil, certainly not any good soil to talk about. Our compost, ‘celebrities’ in the UK now design their own compost, in that case we have designed our own, and with adding leaf compost for two years running, we are making inroads in getting better soil.
We planted a new wine las.t year Climate change is the most significant external factor in determining a grape’s inherent qualities.Each grape variety has a uniquely preferred environment for ideal growing, climates vary from region to region,