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Quote of the Day: Monty Don

August 11th, 2018

“The original plan for that part of the garden was to be a circular lawn surrounded by a yew hedge. I duly planted yews and mowed the grass but it was never convincing. Some things never fit, however much you want them to or however good idea they seem on paper. Making a garden is as much about finding it and letting it reveal itself to you as constructing or taming it.”

Monty Don in ‘Nigel’

Mr Chiots got me a copy of ‘Nigel’ for my birthday. We’ve been watching Monty Don on Gardener’s World for many years and have grown to enjoy seeing Nigel on there. We were pretty happy when Amazon added Gardener’s World to BritBox and we’ve been subscribing and watching ever since, not more YouTube! If you’re looking for a show to watch and enjoy gardening, give this a go. It’s worth every penny in my book. At the moment, the Kindle version of this book is only $2.99, so grab a copy while you can.

What great books are you reading at the moment?

2 Comments to “Quote of the Day: Monty Don”
  1. Eric Tolbert on August 12, 2018 at 11:39 pm

    I’m currently reading ” Growing a Revolution” by David. A. Montgomery. It’s about restoring our soil and so far it’s hopeful and inspiring.

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  2. Nebraska Dave on August 14, 2018 at 12:47 pm

    Susy, I’m not reading much right now. There’s just too much other stuff to be done during the summer months. Today, is yard and garden clean up in the backyard. Then, I’ll run to the dump or landfill has some call it. It’s always a good thing to clean up the summer accumulation and get rid of it all. All those things that I’m going to use someday that have been piling up for years are getting a new home today. I figure if I haven’t used it in 5 or 6 years it’s time to get rid of it.

    Have a great day in the garden.

    Nebraska Dave

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