It's the season of mists and fogs and it's a pretty drab time for most gardens.
Corinne Julius and Maggie Campbell-Culver, the author of The Origins of Plants, have been looking at ways of brightening things up on the dullest and dankest of days. They met under the dazzling fruits of an ancient tree.
The Origin of Plants: The People and Plants That Have Shaped Britain's Garden History Since the Year 1000 By Maggie Campbell-Culver
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