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Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Autumn walks in the woods and countryside form the inspiration for these soft furnishings

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Lighten up: Statement Lamps

Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Shear table lamp, Bert Frank £443,

The nights are drawing in, but don’t be miserable – make light of it indoors with a statement lamp

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From junk to jewels

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Slate Furniture Works dining room table

We may be living in an era of designer labels and flourishing boutiques and upmarket stores, but the reinvention of old objects has never been so popular. From fabric and furniture to wood and wheels, there’s the potential for new life in many things. So before you’re tempted to throw out that ‘old junk’, take a look at how creative people in Hertfordshire are making reinvention chic. By Sandra Smith

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Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Philippa Pearson looks at the remarkable history of the tulip and gets planting tips from St Albans’ Aylett Nurseries

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The Gardening Coach: November 2015

Monday, November 9, 2015
Wild rose shrub

Tasks for the garden in November

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Gardening coach: Tasks for October

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Cherry blossom

Gardening coach Judy Shardlow gives her top tips for the start of tree-planting season

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Nature’s frame

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Irina created garden 'rooms' for the display of Henry's works

A work of art in themselves, the gardens at Hoglands, the Perry Green home and studio of sculptor Henry Moore and his wife Irina, have been lovingly recreated by experts and volunteers. Philippa Pearson visits

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Gardening: Therapy in Berkhamsted

Monday, September 21, 2015
The water feature in the Healing Garden

The gardens at the Hospice of St Francis in Berkhamsted are open this month for all to enjoy. Philippa Pearson explores the tranquil and inspiring space

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Property Market

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Excellent family home

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Bernadette Oliver, head of Savills Harpenden lettings, looks at the legal requirements and aesthetic considerations of letting a property

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Cheshire properties - Wilmslow Park South

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Striking design

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Rick Englert and Richard Taylor have not only built their dream house from scratch, they’ve also surrounded it with the most beautiful gardens and parkland. Alice Cooke was hard pushed not to take up residence

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A view of The Manor House from the exquisite gardens

One of the area’s most significant homes is on the market. Emma Mayoh went along to find out more

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