Afternoon Tea with Satan

Afternoon Tea with Satan

| July 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Yesterday afternoon I found myself a companion – no, not the love of my life – and neither will it be forever. Let me explain. I was positioning plants for a hot border. The previous border contents had been substantially ripped out by the landscapers. (In our planting designs we sometimes do not replant all areas […]

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The simple things: Pink Valerian

The simple things: Pink Valerian

| June 19, 2015 | 2 Comments

Sometimes clients are very specific and esoteric about the plants that they would like in their garden design. And rightly so. After all they will be living with them not us! And we do our very best to fulfil their expectations. (I have just finished a planting plan for a traditional Arts and Crafts Garden where I […]

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The Virtual Chelsea Flower Show 2015

The Virtual Chelsea Flower Show 2015

| May 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Lesley and I did Chelsea Flower Show 2015 today. Yes, I know it was being dismantled today, but not as far as we were concerned. It was pristine and fabulous. How so? We did it virtual reality style of course! Well increasingly we do all live life at one remove. We know blow by blow of Isil’s […]

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Pets are us!

Pets are us!

| May 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Someone I follow on twitter recently remarked to the world that social media  seemed obsessed with pets and pictures of pets. OK, whoever it was, look away now! ( As the tabloids say when they show pics of some celebrity’s partner on the loose!): I didn’t bother to reply to whoever it was on twitter. […]

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