Select Page
Raiding the garden larder

Raiding the garden larder

I love this time of year when the garden is full of flower and often with second flushes on herbaceous perennials and roses and seeds are already setting for dispersal up and in to the garden to create a new generation. If you look around the base of your plants you...
The colour orange

The colour orange

My eye has become drawn to the colour orange since using it recently as an accent colour in an edible and herbal planting scheme. My new clients run an artisan bakery and cafe in North Finchley called Peace and Plenty. The design concept was about bringing vitality to...
Peony ‘Claire de Lune’

Peony ‘Claire de Lune’

I first discovered this plant at Chelsea 2012 in Andy Sturgeon’s Show Garden and I remembered being blown away by its beauty with its pale colouring and prominent stamens in deep yellow. A must-have for the cottage garden in part shade or sun. I had the recent...
My Birthday celebration..

My Birthday celebration..

I am not alone in celebrating my fiftieth, I have a twin brother who similarly feels surprised to have hit the half a century mark. I still feel I have lots to achieve and so the arrival of these significant numbers has given me a renewed determination to create...