Jo Thompson’s Gold Winning Chelsea Garden Donated to Veteran’s Apartments

Jo Thompson’s Gold Winning Chelsea Garden Donated to Veteran’s Apartments

The Chelsea Barracks Garden, designed by Jo Thompson for the 2016 Chelsea Flower Show, was unveiled as part of the official opening of the first phase of the Royal British Legion Industries’ Centenary Village. Secretary of State for Defence, Sir Michael Fallon, led proceedings at the new village in Aylesford, Kent, to mark the completion […]

25 days to go until the RHS Show

25 days to go until the RHS Show

It’s 25th April, and there are 25 days to go until the show opens on site. But…… there are only 4 days until we get there. Last week is a bit of a blur: visits to nursery and roof tiling  and filming fitted in alongside visits to clients, new border plantings,  and checks on the progress […]

40 days to go

40 days to go

A quick dash out to check on some new trees arriving in a client’s garden, and a chance to see how the mass tulip planting is working out.  The new monkey puzzle looked  extraordinary, and the bulbs  a deliciously peach colour against the pittosporum and stipa behind.  It was lovely to see all the pale orange/apricot […]

47 days to go

47 days to go

It all suddenly went a bit quiet, didn’t it? April arrived and it seems everyone would like their garden designed, which of course I’m very happy about. My own new garden with its Throwback Rockery is starting to look a little bit greener and Spring-like, with Tulip turkestanica looking magnificent in its delicacy as it […]

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