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October 2019 | Autumn Tilt

October 2019 | Autumn Tilt

Who would have thought to see a rural craft in action on the way home from a shopping trip to Croydon. I was more than surprised recently to see, from the bus, a house roof being thatched. I just had to go back later with the camera. The thatched roof, once in common usage all over the UK, was replaced in the 19th century by Welsh slate a cheaper form of roofing. Today thatched roofs have become something to be…

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GREEN ARTS SERIES
The month of flowers – June 2017

GREEN ARTS SERIES
The month of flowers – June 2017

A version of this article was first published under the Green Arts Series title on the Mature Times website. Updated by Rosanna May 2019   Hello – Rosanna Cavallo here again with gardening from south east London. June can be a gloriously sunny month and we have had plenty of sun. 2017 has also seen June gale force winds in the South East – believe it or not some of my clients have had their rose bushes blown clean out…

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The May Garden – May 2017

The May Garden – May 2017

A version of this article was first published under the Green Arts Series title on the Mature Times website. Updated by Rosanna May 2019   Hello again to all gardeners and garden visitors – eyes and fingers to the READ MORE button to see the latest meanderings of a working gardener. I am Rosanna Cavallo whose job may be gardening but it is also her passion. Garden visiting is one of the favourite pastimes for people over the age of…

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