Tag: Photography

Advice / Posts - 5 months ago

Reflections on a Busy Week

What a rollercoaster ride last week was. It began with visits to two very fine private gardens, open by appointment for the National Garden Scheme, and ended with a frantic day of potting up and bedding out in my own garden at The Watch House. In bet...

Advice / Posts - 5 months ago

Chatsworth Flower Show 2018: The Show Gardens

& Tuesday in Derbyshire dawned grey and dank. I had only packed my Man from Del Monte outfit, so arrived at Chatsworth looking a trifle too tropical for the tepid conditions. I was not about to carry a Fedora around all day, so on my head it sta...

Advice / Posts - 5 months ago

Whatever the Weather

& & & & The elements just keep on giving this year. In the space of three months we’ve had record cold and record heat; now record rainfall, at least in some parts of the country. As for East Kent, we’ve largely swerve...

Advice / Posts - 5 months ago

Chelsea Flower Show 2018: The Silent Pool Gin Garden

& I love a G&T, so much so that I have an entire garden named after my favourite drink. Naturally I was very happy to discover another garden inspired by the juniper-infused spirit at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show. The Silent Pool Gin Gar...

Advice / Posts - 5 months ago

Dentists and Indulgences: The Return from Chelsea

& There is nothing quite like a visit to the Chelsea Flower Show to galvanise one into action vis-à-vis one’s own garden. I returned home on Tuesday night brimming with ideas but with an ominous stuffed-up feeling. I assumed this was relat...