I once interviewed a lovely lady called Olive Mason, owner of a beautiful garden called Dial Park in Worcestershire. Her garden looked fantastic in winter, so much so that it … Read more
This summer, in that all too brief window between lockdowns, I found myself having a socially distanced ponder over a plant with an elderly gentleman in a trilby. We were … Read more
This year, I’ve spent far too much time online – haven’t we all? But in fairness, I’ve learned a lot and have well and truly been inspired. Normally, I love … Read more
Every year I admire this combination of a red rose and a Hydrangea petiolaris, along a fence in a front garden. Why grow one climber, when you can plant two?
This display, in the walled garden at Painshill Park, has a touch of Great Dixter about it, no? Very cute.
There are some stunning pots outside the Holbourne Museum in Bath at the moment. They’re huge and stuffed with all kinds of delights, including cerinthe, verbenas, sweet peas and sunflowers … Read more