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Foodie Hillary Biller Interviews Jane Griffiths, Author of Jane’s Delicious Garden

Jane's Delicious GardenFood fundi Hillary Biller talks to three green ladies about their gardens and gardening secrets: Jane Griffiths, author of Jane’s Delicious Garden; Pat Featherstone, author of Grow to Live; and Emilia le Roux, author of A Farm in My Heart. Here’s the Griffin portion of the article:

“Having a vegetable garden has really made me feel more connected to the world. It centres me, grounds me. When I'm away I really miss my garden. If I get back late at night I take a torch and go and look at it,” says Jane rubbing a couple of gem squash between her fingers. “It's about a sense of discovery, which is constantly changing.”

“Before I’d grown gem squash myself I never knew that they are covered with minute prickly hairs. Did you?” asks Jane passing me one.

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