Sorbus aucuparia ‘Sheerwater Seedling’

Sorbus aucuparia ‘Sheerwater Seedling’

What a beautiful small tree this is for the garden, excellent for pollinators and birds – deep red berries held amongst beautiful deeply divided leaflets. I recently planted one in a rural garden border in Chesham – working with a client who has a deep...
Lumiere Light Festival 2016

Lumiere Light Festival 2016

What a fantastic event for a new year.. a joyous and uplifting experience and bringing London’s architecture into view – amazing how the lights affected the look of the grand buildings in and around Oxford Circus, Regent Street, the Strand and Leicester...
Schizostylis coccinea ‘Major’

Schizostylis coccinea ‘Major’

Planting up the last of the plants stock for a border rejuvenation project in Hitchin yesterday I was struck by the beauty of the intense red of Schizostylis coccinea ‘Major’. Standing upright and alone in its effort to provide vivid colour in a newly...
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...