Malvina Cheek painted this picture of her garden in the 1980s. It is very much how gardens in the UK are looking at the moment: very wild and green. Mally was a great (if unsung) painter. Here is her obituary: she died last year aged 100. And is much missed by those who knew her (including the Persephone girls).

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