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A pioneer who spent her life in horticulture

Gardening in Central Norfolk on improved gritty moraine over chalk ... free-draining.


  • didywdidyw Posts: 3,340
    Sounds like an amazing lady!
    Gardening in East Suffolk on dry sandy soil.
  • Nice story, thanks for sharing it.  She deserves to be better known.
    Wearside, England.
  • JennyJJennyJ Posts: 10,052
    I'm sorry to say I'd never heard of her before :(
    Doncaster, South Yorkshire. Soil type: sandy, well-drained
  • Neither had I.  @Dovefromabove You should nominate her for Mathew Paris' "Great Lives" on R4.  Some incredible people on there and she certainly deserves to be better known :)
  • Lizzie27Lizzie27 Posts: 11,948
    Amazing lady. Thanks for posting that @Dovefromabove
    North East Somerset - Clay soil over limestone
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