November 2009



Hedonistic Gardens – A Return to Utopia

November 15, 2009

18th Century pleasure gardens by Malcolm Uhlhorn.
“as we emerge from this treacle pudding of a recession should we not be trying to shake off this national endemic of philistinism and austerity and be thinking as to how we could embrace the pleasure garden concept today?”

Fundacion Cesar Manrique – El Taro de Tahiche by Lesley Hegarty

November 5, 2009
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“..the front garden had the same palm trees, randomly planted aloes, prickly pears and candelabra Euphorbias which give a lot of Lanzarote that half wild, half cultivated look…”



The Garden Visitor’s Companion by Louisa Jones

November 3, 2009
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Reviewed by Chris Young.
“The author’s aim is to get the reader thinking, questioning what they see, and how they see it….”