Dorothy Guy was interviewed for Dales, Plants and Gardens 1900-1960 on 29 September 2008. Her parents rented Arkle Cottage in Reeth. The interviewee's memories of the gardens at Arkle cottage are from when she was a child, between 1950 and 1960 approximately.
The interviewee's sister was separately interviewed on 6 June 2008.
Both women still live in the Northern Dales, one at Reeth and the other further up the dale at Muker.