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  1. Garden Design Trends 2022

    04 Jan 2022

    As we enter a new year, some of the leading designers  from the Society of Garden Designers (SGD)  share their predictions for garden design trends in 2022.  With the continued drive for sustainability as the overriding theme, these are the plants, materials and design styles we can expect to see…


  2. Chelsea Flower Show Preview 2016

    11 Nov 2015

    It may well be a good 6 long months until the glorious Chelsea Flower Show throws open its gates in May 2016 but in the depths of a soggy autumn what better event to look forward to The big guns have been announced with 16 large Show gardens, 6 perfectly…


  3. Hampton Court Flower Show

    01 Jul 2015

    Change of pace: after the exhilerating craziness that can only describe Chelsea Flower Show, Hampton Court was a breeze. Every time I passed over the Longwater I had to stop, take a breath and indulge in the glory that is this fabulous location. Whoever came up with a flower show…


  4. Gardens Illustrated Festival April 18th Malmesbury

    12 Apr 2015

    Gardens Illustrated Festival April 18th Malmesbury I am thrilled, slightly bewildered but mainly proud to have been asked to give advice on Garden Design at the sparkly new Gardens Illustrated Festival being held in the pretty village of Malmesbury, Wiltshire. Actually I’ve never been to Malmesbury but Google tells me…


  5. The Easter bunny - a gardener’s pest.

    17 Mar 2015

    The Easter bunny - a gardener’s pest With Easter goodies now filling the shelves I’m reminded of the cute little bunnies that decimate many plants in coastal gardens. My trials and tribulations with rabbits in the gardens of Cornwall prompted research into a list of plants that I have found…


  6. Time to get fresh at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2015

    09 Mar 2015

    Time to get fresh at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2015 Unlike the Show gardens and the Artisan gardens, the Fresh category at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show gets a little complicated. Where I can explain to you the designs and themes of those gardens, the ‘fresh’ have a mind…


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