Please do browse my garden design blog; in it you’ll find garden ideas, inspiration and product reviews, reports from Shows including the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, pretty pictures from places I’ve been, a bit of arty stuff (paintings and drawings) and anything else I find interesting that I think you might enjoy too.

Veneto Gardens tour 2nd – 8th May 2017

I’m really excited to have been taken on by Martin Randall Travel as a consultant to expand his range of garden tours and I’d like to tell you about the first of these, the Veneto gardens tour, that will run this May.  You can find full details by following the link Martin Randall Travel, Veneto […]

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Talk on winter gardens coming up in February!

Last May I gave a talk at the Leconfield restaurant in Petworth which was followed by a delicious dinner!  The evening was a huge success and they asked me to do another talk for them, this time on Winter Gardens.  Many people believe that the garden should be ‘put to bed’ for the winter.  The reality […]

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Ohio lecture tour!

I’ve just come back from a trip to Ohio where I was delivering a series of lectures at Lakeside Chautauqua on the shores of Lake Erie, was guest of honour at various events at the Governor’s Residence in Columbus and in between times was visiting gardens and natural habitats and meeting local experts including Guy Denny, […]

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