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● Area The for­mal gar­den is 12 acres (in­clud­ing the six­acre walled gar­den) ● Al­ti­tude 460ft above sea level ● Soil clay, which needs con­stant work and feed­ing and which gets very dry, very quickly be­cause of the gar­den’s windy site ● Cli­mate On a hill, the gar­den is ex­posed to winds from all direc­tions, with the pre­vail­ing north-west­erly winds com­ing from be­hind the house. Shel­ter belts of trees have been planted to give pro­tec­tion

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