Sitting Comfortably?

My TV debut with Alan Titchmarsh won’t be on this coming Wednesday, as I had previously been told by Oliver … More

Holy Grail of Flower Power

I’ve just come back from visiting potential clients who announced that they didn’t “like the colour green” (I could feel a … More

Hedging your Bets

Gardens… should be like lovely, well-shaped girls: all curves, secret corners, unexpected deviations, seductive surprises and then still more curves. … More

Lessons from Gresgarth

Visiting gardens in flaming June is all very well. You know the score……the air is heady with the scent of … More

Green Remembered Hills.

Just this morning, I was musing at how often we subconsciously try to recreate the gardens of our childhoods. Like … More

Details, details, details

“Excellence is in the details. Give attention to the details and excellence will come”.Perry Paxton. We might have long forgotten … More

A Watery World

As Sir Roy Strong said, “Few things are more depressing in the average small garden than an instant plastic pool … More

Bulbs and Storytime.

Friday- and Ted, who is now sporting a natty bandana in my futile attempt to make him look friendlier- goes … More