Having read the magazines and the blogs, and having seen last year's gardens, I thought that I would write a few thoughts on what I thought might be some of the key garden design elements that would be prominent in 2013. However as one person can only provide their own viewpoint, please feel free to comment on what I have written and perhaps make your own suggestions.....…Continue
It is difficult to pick a favourite and so instead let me share a few of my favourite images of gardens, and areas of larger gardens, from this year’s Chelsea Flower Show.
Cleve West’s Garden won Best in Show by doing something that felt that little bit different from the other main Show Gardens; I liked the use of topiary, the structure, the contrasting stonework at the back of the garden and the richness of the planting…Continue
This year the sun shone again for Chelsea. There for just after 8am the hoards had already descended (although this year it felt like far more people were there - not far off of the 150,000 people expected for the week). As a designer Chelsea has become a place of pilgrimage, but was it worth it?…Continue