Kitchen Garden


I’m in deepest Devon at Rosemoor, the smallest of the RHS gardens. It’s set in a valley and the terraces of Great Torrington look over us from the hill. Pete Adams, head of edibles, is showing me around the fruit and vegetables grown by his team. While every garden has a purpose, it’s only the great gardens that have clear and beneficial purposes.

Pete is to the point, very precise about

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