December 2010



The Well Connected Gardener by Sue Minter

December 27, 2010

“Another surprise is that the distinguished career of Alicia Amsherst (aka The Well-Connected Gardener) seems to have been almost forgotten. She was a contemporary of Gertrude Jekyll and a friend of Ellen Willmott (of Miss Willmott’s Ghost fame), and for many years was a member of the management committee of Chelsea Physic Garden.”

Hidcote – a review by Barbara Taylor

December 22, 2010

“So, what did I think?

Initially I thought all the different views and vistas were fabulous; looking down little paths to a different area…..”



Chelsea 2009 – What did you learn?

December 14, 2010

Anne Wareham asks what did you learn at the Chelsea Flower Show 2009

Letter from America – further comments

December 3, 2010

‘When someone describes something as ‘not their cup of tea’, it is telling you far more about them than the garden…..’ Philippa Perry