High Society, Low Life and the Menagerie

Ask any gardener designer to describe a garden and you will get the predictable mix of hard and soft landscaping, colour palettes and texture, formal and informal garden rooms and a selection of the latest meaningless buzz words from world of gardening glitterati - tactile, surrealist, matrix, herboretum ................! As I am feeling particularly waspish… Continue reading High Society, Low Life and the Menagerie

Turning Bears into Tigers

“Of necessity, he who pursues a very specialised task will do it best.” Xenophon On a still, warm summer day if you lie in the grass or stick your nose into the herbaceous border you can almost hear the sound of munching. A whole army of insect larvae are chewing their way through the foliage.… Continue reading Turning Bears into Tigers