Country Life 16 January 2019 celebrates the joy of gardens in winter, delights in a breathtaking clifftop mansion in Devon and serves up some succulent sausages.
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HEAD GARDENERS: The people in charge of some of Britain’s greatest gardens share their insights and tips.
SAVING ORCHIDS: How a British gardener saved a rare species on the brink.
SEIZE THE DAHLIAS: Val Bourne picks out the best examples of this hugely popular bloom.
MAGPIES: The story behind that strange rhyme – why is it one for sorrow, two for joy?
SAUSAGES: In praise of the British banger, by Tom Parker-Bowles.
BOTTICELLI: A work by the Italian master is picked in this week’s My Favourite Painting slot.
DAVID AUSTIN: A tribute to the nation’s favourite rose seller by Charles Quest-Ritson.
GARDEN GATES: Amelia Thorpe chooses inspiring examples to suit your home.
ARCHITECTURE: Glenthorne, clinging to the cliffs of Devon, comes under the microscope.
INTERIORS: A kitchen transformed by superb joinery.
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