RIP Beth Chatto

DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 47,925
A life well lived ... she made a huge contribution to our lives ... she will be missed

http://www.bethchatto.co.uk/gardens/our-blog/garden-news/beth-chatto-27th-september-1923-13th-may-2018.htm 
"...tea and toasted buttered currant buns, can't compensate for lack of sun because the summer's all gone..."   Autumn Almanac - Ray Davies
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  • raisingirlraisingirl East Devon, on the Edge of Exmoor.Posts: 2,583
    Rest In Peace, a great lady and true pioneer
    Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time
    Sir Terry Pratchett
  • AnniDAnniD Posts: 1,084
    edited 14 May
    Couldn't agree more. Her interview with Carol Klein on GW a few months ago was lovely.
  • Joyce21Joyce21 Posts: 13,092
    A great inspiration and a lovely lady.
    SW Scotland
  • FireFire LondonPosts: 4,447
    <3
  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 17,703
    Another of " The Old School" has gone. 
    Very sad, but 94?? not at all bad.
    Devon.
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  • MarlorenaMarlorena Posts: 723
    I'm very sorry to hear this, she was such a great gardener.  
  • WonkyWombleWonkyWomble Posts: 2,493
    Very sad news but a grand age and huge wealth of influence! Think we really should visit the garden soon Dove, what do you think? 
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 47,925
    It was planned for last year wasn't it Wonky, then I broke my foot ... let's make it this summer when we get the weddings over with  :)
    "...tea and toasted buttered currant buns, can't compensate for lack of sun because the summer's all gone..."   Autumn Almanac - Ray Davies
  • WonkyWombleWonkyWomble Posts: 2,493
    Sounds like a plan Dove ascend we can see if any local forum friends fancy it too 😊
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