July 2013



Will they get it? A review of the Native Plant Garden at NYBG by Susan Cohan

July 30, 2013

This is an interesting review of a garden – and, as all good reviews do – it raises an interesting question. You don’t need a postcard to let us know what your answer is….. but you do need to view the post in your browser rather than in your email. (click the link…) Anne Wareham, […]

Buttercups are very low down in the scheme of things: a review of William Edmond’s Weeds, Weeding (& Darwin) by Barbara Abbs

July 18, 2013

I think this really must be the thinkingardener’s weed book. Reviewed by Barbara Abbs. Anne Wareham, editor Weeds, Weeding (& Darwin) by William Edmonds Barbara Abbs: Like all hands-on gardeners, much of my gardening time is spent weeding.But what is a weed?  As a novice gardener I remember  being surprised when a much more experienced horticulturalist […]



They fell asleep.. a review of Kiftsgate by Anne Wareham

July 11, 2013

I didn’t intend to write a review. I was just having a good day off and taking some photographs for Tristan’s piece. But it didn’t turn out like that: I found I hated the probability that all the masses of tourists at both Hidcote and Kiftsgate were thinking that this is the best that British […]

Death careering round the trees – a review of Hidcote by Tristan Gregory

July 3, 2013

“If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it.” – Paul Joseph Goebbels I come to bury Hidcote, not to praise it? … Photographs taken by the editor and Charles Hawes, on a separate trip two weeks after Tristan. Anne Wareham, editor   Tristan Gregory: Last year […]