I’ve moved!

I’ve moved! Not literally – I’m still designing and building beautiful gardens , still inspecting gardens  for the National Gardens … More

New Year, New Gardens.

Well, it’s certainly been a while since I last posted, (as many of you have reminded me!) but it’s largely … More

Busy, busy, busy…..

Hello everyone! There won’t be a full blog post this week because we’re opening our garden for the National Gardens … 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

Full Frontal Gardens

“People’s backyards are much more interesting than their front gardens” said the poet John Betjeman. And generally, I do have … More

Pilgrimage to Herterton

  Northumberland is a magical county. Empty beaches, huge skies, pretty seaside towns and, much to the delight of Ted … More

Cool and Contemporary

Sometimes the brief is very simple, and this was one of those cases. “We’d like it to look like a … More

Passing the Test

As some of you may know, I open my garden each June for the National Gardens Scheme, or NGS, which … More

The Long & Thin Of It

American socialite Wallis Simpson, the woman for whom King Edward VIII gave up the throne, is famous for stating ” … More