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Between the 1960s and 1980s, Ron Sidwell wrote a large number of articles, primarily for The Evesham Journal, but also for publications such as Country Life. It was in 1960 that Sidwell began writing for The Evesham Journal. His first series was entitled History of Evesham Horticulture. In the 1970s and 1980s, he wrote a series of articles on the following topics: Old Cottage Garden Flowers; Best Gardens; Answers to Gardening Questions; A History of Fruit Growing; History of Pest Disease and Control; The Flowers in our Gardens.