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2008-09-27 03:00:20

THIRD place goes to Miranda Aston and Ulrike Ull, of Woodland Avenue, Earlsdon, Coventry. They win a compost crock apple from Lakeland and a copy of Organic Gardening by Geoff Hamilton. MIRANDA, a chartered engineer and Ulrike, a photography lecturer, bought the house 16 years ago, mainly because they loved the garden. With a lawn surrounded by deep shrubs and established trees, they wanted to keep it as it was and maintain it in a way that continued to attract birds, wildlife and...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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