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Posted by EDITOR 16 Apr 2010 - 8:36:00 AM

We inherited my grandparents' old market garden & did our bit to turn semi-rural St Ives into a suburb. The front yard was roses, dahlias & a vast lawn. Avocado, broccoli & prickly pear grew out the back. Relic plum and fig trees were given their own tennis court sized bird-proof fence. Exploring bush around this leafy area maintained the exposure to plants. But it was the gift when I was ten from my aunt of a cyclamen so white, swan-like & alien that made me want to grow things.

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