I haven’t blogged for ages – I have been very busy, writing a book on top of all of my other work commitments. And here it is: How Not To … Read more
What is not to love about this hut at Bryan’s Ground? What you can’t see from this picture is that it overlooks a lake. And inside, it has loads of … Read more
Hidcote is quite manicured, but I loved this combination, which looked quite wild – a climbing rose with sweet peas growing up it. It’s such a great idea that I … Read more
So Hidcote was lovely, but Bryan’s Ground was on another level entirely. The moment I clapped eyes on the first part of the garden – … Read more
When I did a garden design course years ago, we all had to do a project on a designer/plantsperson of our choice. For some reason I chose Rosemary Verey, who … Read more
I’ve never seen honeysuckle in a windowbox before – or a jasmine, which you can see to its left. It breaks a lot of rules, but it works.
Last weekend I went garden visiting with a fellow gardening anorak, Naomi over at Out of My Shed. It was great to be able to visit gardens for two whole … Read more
Inspired by my neighbour, who has one in her garden, I planted a stauntonia at the back of the border last year. I was a bit disappointed with it – … Read more