August 2017



Bring Me Stories, Bring Me Songs, by Caleb Melchior

August 23, 2017

This is effectively the third post about Conceptual gardens. Or at least, about concepts and gardens. Does it take us forward? Anne Wareham, editor          Bring Me Stories, Bring Me Songs: Growing a Richer Garden Ethic by Caleb Melchior. I come from a family comfortable with teetering back and forth on the […]

The Problems with Conceptual Gardens by Charlie Bloom

August 3, 2017

I believe that Jay Sifford’s interesting piece about garden design suffered because I accepted his use of the word ‘Conceptual’ in the title. Some people got little further, due to the feelings they have about Conceptual Gardens as understood in the UK. The term has come to be quite specific, as Tim Richardson discusses here. […]