I went Out East last week. Thompson and Morgan invited me to one of the press days at their new […]
Weird and Wonderful at Tatton Park – but it took a while to warm up.
At first I thought I’d made a terrible mistake. I arrived at the RHS showground at Tatton Park at 7.30 […]
Crete: Cats and Containers
June. Peak activity time in British gardens, both for working (especially if you use bedding plants and half-hardies) and for […]
Taken away from Chelsea Flower Show
Now Chelsea’s been and gorn what sticks in my mind? 1. I should invest in a nice umbrella. But how […]
Chelsea Flower Show – No balls of steel this year, but plenty of nerve.
You’ve got to be tough to do a garden at RHS Chelsea Flower Show. I’m not talking about the long […]
Sugar Rush – the sweet smell of spring
I like to plant a lot of pots just outside the back of our house. It welcomes guests and […]
True grit – a spring container planting
I thought it was high time I planted a pot or two here. I don’t plant much during the spring because […]
The Whichford Years
Most of you will know that I was the Head Gardener at Whichford Pottery for a long time and filled […]
Fine bone structure – a garden on the threshold of spring.
My aunt phoned me and proposed a garden visit. It being early March we soon realised, after the initial burst […]
Plants for your pots from seed
As you may know I’m a tutor at My Garden School, teaching a course on Container Gardening – I’ve planted […]