December 2015



Colour! by Nigel Dunnett.

December 22, 2015

Ever since the Popes (remember them? Hadspen?) foretold in 1999 that colour would be the big thing in the new century, colour has been perhaps the least considered aspect of garden design among thinkingardeners and their ilk. Though I confess that, unrepentant, it has probably actually been one of my prime¬†considerations in beds and borders. […]

Paradise Gardens by Toby Musgrave, reviewed by Tristan Gregory

December 10, 2015

Well, it’s getting near to Christmas and you’re still not sure what you want for Christmas. You have your own copy of Outwitting Squirrels and half a dozen extra copies for various stockings and for that emergency when someone gives you a totally unexpected present. You’ve a long wait for Anne’s next book (Yes, it’s […]