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Maureen's English Garden

Gardens are a form of autobiography. ~Sydney Eddison

The country garden is a British national treasure, on par with Stephen Fry, gin and tonic, or Jaffa Cakes. In few other places can landscape architecture inspire such contentious battles as that between Lancelot 'Capability' Brown and Uvedale Price; the former is responsible for some of the most famous English gardens and country homes yet was criticized by the latter as having “grossly mistook his talent”. Yes, the battle for the garden could get quietly fierce in these parts, with this passive aggression featuring frequently on the pages of UK newspapers and the search term 'hedge disputes' returning a fascinating array of results.

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