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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
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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