Planting Design

Chelsea Calling

Reading time 7 minutes

May is well and truly here, so naturally my thoughts turn to Chelsea and what we can expect of the world’s most famous flower show […]

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Blooming Bosvigo

Reading time 7 minutes

Very little trumps the romanticism of a well-made woodland garden. Lush, informal and unbridled it will capture the heart in its quest to mimic nature. Every […]

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Refreshingly Green – West Elm, London

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Green walls are cropping everywhere in London at the moment; indoors, outdoors, in restaurant, bars, hotels and shops, it seems no establishment is complete without one. […]

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Growing Vertical in Victoria

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Victoria, once a grey and unexciting slice of central London sandwiched between Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey, has been undergoing something of a transformation. […]

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I am, quite simply, chuffed to bits with our London garden right now. At times the transformation of our boggy, heavily shaded ‘lawn’ into […]

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The Gardens of Constantine, Cornwall

Reading time 10 minutes

The National Gardens Scheme (NGS) is a fantastic charity, started in 1927 and now orchestrating access to thousands of private and public UK gardens […]

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Castle Drogo, Devon

Reading time 7 minutes

My favourite architect by a country mile is Edwin Lutyens. Often described as a genius, he is most lauded for his Surrey country houses, […]

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Blue Gold

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The days ahead promise more warm dry weather, but we’ve enjoyed some much needed rain today. The last time we encountered ‘the wet stuff’ […]

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Wallington Hall, Cambo, Northumberland

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Northumberland is a wonderful, wild, unspoilt county in the north of England, once the frontier between rampaging Celts and civilised Romans. The region is […]

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