The Midnight Apothecary

‘Gardening and drinking go really well together,’ says Lottie Muir, aka the Cocktail Gardener.¬†And she should know – by day she’s a volunteer gardener at the Brunel Museum and by … Read more

Hampton Court Flower Show 2012

The RHS Hampton Court Flower Show is very different to its older, cooler, classier sister, the Chelsea Flower Show. Personally, I prefer Chelsea for its sheer unattainable perfection, but Hampton … Read more

The Grove of Idleness

A while ago, I published a picture of a dark, dank space at the back of the Idler Academy, and promised to show you its transformation for the Chelsea Fringe. … Read more

The Idler Academy

There isn’t a plant, let alone a garden, in this pic, but rest assured that come 21st May, the Idler Academy will have a generous coating of chlorophyll. It’s going … Read more