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Situated in Hampshire, with his beloved wife Alison, Alan is surrounded by nature.
At 71 years old, there could be no other place he’d rather be – especially when the grandchildren come over.
“I live in a spot which is beautiful and which I hope I’ve made more beautiful,” he told Wise Living Magazine earlier this year.
“Beautifying the earth on whatever scale is the most glorious privilege,” he continued.
Yet, with all that beauty, Alan has had to pay a price. “I get a bit of backache from 60 years of gardening,” he admitted.
However, his passion for horticulture hasn’t dwindled. “I’m in my garden every day when I’m not away,” he added.
“The problem is that when you love