My Friday inspiration this week is this lovely garden chair
Archives for April 2012
Want to know more about how Show Gardens are judged at the Chelsea Flower Show? Here’s part two of my interview with Andrew Wilson, teacher, author, garden designer and RHS judge for the past 17 years.
Maybe I’m a bit nosey ( I prefer to call it inquisitive), but I like to know what’s going on. For instance, I always enjoy exhibitions, shows etc, much more when I know a bit about the background. So I thought you’d like to hear about how Show Gardens are judged at the Chelsea Flower Show, if you’re […]
The contrast of a solid plant shape, in this case topiary Box cones, next to ornamental grasses, is always a winning combination for me. The grass moves elegantly in the slightest breeze, the leaves change colour at the end of the summer and show up beautifully against the dark green background, so there are subtle […]
I hope you’ve all had a lovely, long weekend, and although we’ve had lots of rain, I’ve been thinking about the recent hose-pipe ban. Wouldn’t life be a lot easier if we didn’t need to use hose-pipes in our gardens? I know how frustrating it can be to coax plants through hot, dry weather with […]
My Friday inspiration this week is this lovely sleek garden bench, I love the timeless design which looks so contemporary
Most of us like a sunny garden, it looks nice and bright and sunshine always makes us feel better, but apart from that does it really matter which way the garden faces?