London

Tears

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“Don’t be ashamed to weep; ’tis right to grieve. Tears are only water, and flowers, trees, and fruit cannot grow without water. But there […]

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Signs of Spring

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  I’ve been out of town this weekend, enjoying the delights of Surrey’s innumerable hostelries in the company of my university friends. It’s the […]

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RHS Botanical Art Show 2017

Reading time 8 minutes

  Had I not been a landscape architect, gardener or fashion designer – all professions suggested by my school careers advisor, who was largely […]

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Time to Get Growing

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As the mornings get lighter my mind is turning once again to thoughts of growing my own. Each morning the first thing I do […]

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One Guilty Gardener

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  While I am in the mood for confessions, I am going to own up to not setting foot, let along doing any work, […]

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RHS London Harvest Festival 2016

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  Autumn has truly arrived when it’s time for the RHS London Harvest Festival show. This annual event comes at a busy time for me, […]

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Daily Flower Candy: Clematis ‘Inspiration’

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  In recent years both gardeners and florists have become better acquainted with non-twining, ‘herbaceous’ clematis. They make excellent border plants, especially in situations […]

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A Tale of Two Gardens

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  Nurturing two gardens eighty eight miles apart is mainly a blessing, but sometimes a curse. The task becomes tricky if we want to […]

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RHS London Rose Show 2016

Reading time 9 minutes

  It’s a good sign when the Royal Horticultural Society show schedule is growing rather than shrinking. Last year an early summer London Rose […]

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