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 […]

55 days to go

55 days to go

My recent  Cornish stay, and my appropriately-named lodgings, the River Retreat, reminded me that we in the UK have a rich cultural heritage of writers and gardens, writers inspired by the immediate landscape.  This heritage really was a source of inspiration for me when I was designing the M&G garden. I’ve always loved visiting these places: at […]

Rose Garden Design

Rose Garden Design

It’s been a busy week, and we continue be fascinated by the range of enquiries we receive. On  Tuesday, for example, we were looking at re-designing the majestic planters outside a London hotel. By Friday, we were considering the new commission of a half-acre rose garden in East Sussex. The brief?  To be contemporary but […]