Sara Maitland



Letter from America revisited

November 17, 2010

‘We might say something is ‘crap’ to a friend who understands our reference points, but it isn’t an adequate critical comment. You have to define your parameters for critical discussion, not doing so limits potential response. It becomes yes it is/no it is isn’t…..’

Sara Maitland on Reviews of Dan Pearson’s garden at The Maggie Centre

April 4, 2009

Sara Maitland discusses the comments on Bridget Rosewell’s review of Dan Pearsons’ garden at The Maggie Centre, Charing Cross, London.



Maggie Centre Garden, Charing Cross by Dan Pearson reviewed by Bridget Rosewell

February 1, 2009

Bridget Rosewell reviews Dan Pearson’s garden at The Maggie Centre, Charing Cross, London.
“Some rather dispirited perennial clumps do their best to break up the mulch and are backed by the now ubiquitous groups of multi-stemmed small trees.”

Anne Beswick responds to Sara Maitland on beauty and gardens

August 23, 2007

Anne Beswick responds to Sara Maitland’s comments on Anne Warehams article on beauty and gardens.



Sara Maitland on “The love that dare not speak its name”

August 17, 2007

Sara Maitland comments on Anne Wareham’s article on beauty and gardens.

The love that dare not speak its name

July 20, 2007

by Anne Wareham.
On Beauty and Gardens –
“….So often when I visit a garden I am confronted with the horrifically ugly, and that seems to me to make a mockery of our materials, which are the best the world can offer.”



East Rushton Old Vicarage reviewed by Sara Maitland and Anne Wareham

April 29, 2004
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“It was exhausting. But can a garden be too big? What is the maximum size? There are bigger gardens that don’t give me this exhausted feeling.”