As Geoff flies to his apartment in the french Alps on Tuesday, for the whole of January.
Today was our last chance for a good walk together for a few weeks.
I decided I would like to do one of my favourite walks from Cambridge to
One of the reasons I wanted to go was to see the stunning Himalayan silver Birch trees.
I now know the answer ………. A lot of water and elbow grease.
As quoted by Richard Todd, head gardener for the Abbey
"its because we wash them. we use a pressure washer at the beginning of November and once more during the winter season. It takes best part of a day but the impact on the garden is huge."
So that is the secret for anyone wanting to try this at home 🙂
A bracing 17 mile walk in the winter cold taking around 5 hours.
Geoff’s Everytrail route can be seen here