Jo Thompson wins Gold at 2016 RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Jo Thompson wins Gold at 2016 RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Meticulously researching on behalf of the client, Jo’s discovery that one of London’s lost rivers actually runs under the sponsor’s site at the old Chelsea Barracks inspired the dramatic yet restful water features that run through the garden. Combining perfectly with exquisite planting and bespoke seating areas, the garden she has created provides a relaxing and beautiful recreational […]

‘Women of the Year’

‘Women of the Year’

East Sussex Garden Designer and award-winning landscape designer Jo Thompson is being recognised for her personal contribution to society at a 60th anniversary ‘Women of the Year’ lunch later this month in London (Monday 19 October) The 45 year old joins over 400 women from all walks of life, all of whom have achieved something […]

25 days to go

25 days to go

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 […]

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