Grow Write Guild #4: Missing Geoff Hamilton

The Grow Write Guild’s fourth prompt is to write about our gardening mentors or muses.

It would be obvious for me to write about Henry Mitchell, the late Washington Post garden writer for whom this blog is named. But I think I should actually write about the fellow who piqued my interest in gardening in the first place: Geoff Hamilton.

In late 1994 and early 1995, I lived and worked in London.  I didn’t have a television in my flat. On the weekends, I explored the rest of Great Britain. One night in Salisbury, after a long day of hiking around Avebury, I returned to my room at the B&B and switched on the telly Continue reading