June 2014



More Chelsea

June 15, 2014

I’m risking boring everyone with more Chelsea stuff – in this case, some thoughts about the actual 2014 show: mine and those of Katherine Crouch. I promise that normal service will be resumed shortly. (ie not quite so often ..) Anne Wareham, editor I couldn’t design a Chelsea garden. I’m not a trained designer and […]

A Keeper? – The National Botanic Garden of Wales reviewed by Tristan Gregory

June 13, 2014

It’s garden visiting time – come to Wales! You could visit Veddw (I know – sorry….but you’d be passing within 4 miles of us if you were visiting the National Botanic). So here’s a review of the National Botanic Garden of Wales, by our attack dog, Tristan Gregory.. Anne Wareham, editor. Tristan Gregory: On my […]



Wisley: a garden debate at Wisley

June 7, 2014

Are gardens art? – the debate    28th of June from 1.00pm until we shut up. Anne Wareham (you’ve heard of her…), Dr. Noel Kingsbury, Kathryn Aalto and Professor David Cooper lead the debate, which is chaired by Andrew Wilson. Details here  Any chance anyone would be good enough to write it up for thinkingardens? […]

Too polished? Review of the blog ‘View from Federal Twist’ by Lucy Masters

June 4, 2014

A very long time ago I promised you reviews of blogs, and indeed, I’ve had this one for a while, as usual. But here it is at last, and it’s by Lucy Masters, the amazing organiser of the thinkingardens suppers (sorry, the Veddw one is fully booked already). And it’s of a blog by another […]