Gardening In England


Mad fools of gardeners go out in the pouring rain
To prove they’re Anglo-Saxon
They rarely put their macks on;
Each puts on rubber boots and squelches through moist terrain,
Then leaves the mud and silt on
The Wilton.

Alan Melville 1910-1983

Gnomes And Gardens (1983)

About layanglicana

Author of books on Calcutta, Delhi and Dar es Salaam, I am now blogging as a lay person about the Church of England and the Anglican Communion. I am also blogging about the effects of World War One on the village of St Mary Bourne, Hampshire.
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