Lucy Masters



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 […]

Thinkingardens at Chelsea Fringe 2014

May 21, 2014

Thinkingardens Supper – Chelsea May 2014 Anne Wareham: I’m going to do something different here. The thinkingardens supper, which was part of the Chelsea Fringe, led to a lively debate which is impossible to summarise. But last time people went on emailing comments and thoughts to each other for ages, and given this might happen again, […]



The Thinking Gardens Supper – what was it like? by Lucy Masters

March 5, 2014

At last – the account of the thinkingardens supper, which took place in London in the pouring rain and a tube strike. For all that sixteen people made it (see who at the bottom of this page) and it was excellently chaired by Chris Young, editor of the RHS The Garden. It was a great […]

Thinkingardens supper, February 2014

February 6, 2014

Just a short note to thank everyone who braved the tube strike and the pouring rain to come to the thinkingardens supper: what a turn out! And special thank you’s to Lucy Masters, who did all the hard work and organisation brilliantly, and to Chris Young for being such a good chair. Xx We had […]



Gardening in the Wilderness: do we need a revolution in the garden? by Lucy Masters

December 10, 2013

Suppers are back! Well – one is, thanks to the effort and initiative of Lucy Masters, who wrote this piece to introduce the debate. And Chris Young, editor of RHS The Garden, who will be chairing it for us! Thanks Chris. This time we will not only have the discussion at the supper, but, bearing […]

What Kind of Dream? by Lucy Masters

June 5, 2013
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This is the entry which won first prize in the 2013 Thinkingardens Competition for an article about Chelsea Flower Show in its centenary year. Congratulations, Lucy! Anne Wareham, editor Chelsea: What kind of dream? by Lucy Masters The Show Gardens are the centre piece of RHS Chelsea and hundreds crush and queue to see them. They […]