A Man Planted A Forest For His Late Wife, But It Took 17 Years For Its Secret To Be Discovered

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Winston Howes was devastated by the sudden loss of his wife, Janet, after 33 years of marriage. Yet through his grief, he came up with a touching way to honor her life – but no one noticed his extravagant tribute for 17 years.

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Winston and Janet married in 1962 in Stroud, England, before they settled down in Wickwar. There, Winston cultivated the land through his career as a farmer. Janet was a housewife and kept the Howes’ home in order for 33 years.

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