Country Life 17 June 2020

Country Life 17 June 2020 looks at orchids, sarcastic quips and buying furniture at auctions.

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ORCHIDS: A guide to all of Britain’s 52 native varieties.

THE DARKNESS: No, it’s not a 2000s music retrospective — it’s John Lewis-Stempel on the wonder of the night sky.

GREATEST PUT DOWNS: The best ever delivered, from Churchill to Wilde.

AUCTIONS: How to furnish your home in style.

PROPERTY: Latest property news and best homes for sale, including a focus on some great homes in the north of England.


FISH WISH: David Profumo reports on the world of fishing.

CHICHESTER HARBOUR: Our series on AONBs looks at the south coast’s watery landscape.

KEEP THE MUSIC PLAYING: Claire Jackson’s hopes for music in a time of coronavirus.