Suzanne Albinson



Letter from America – further comments

December 3, 2010

‘When someone describes something as ‘not their cup of tea’, it is telling you far more about them than the garden…..’ Philippa Perry

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…..’



A Letter from America by Suzanne Albinson

October 25, 2010

I went to 24 gardens.
Some of the gardens were A gardens, some Fs. ……. my three favourites were……

Response to I Hate Designing Gardens

April 4, 2010

by Chris Young.
“…one of my new year’s resolutions was not to give my advice too freely…”



The Things a Garden Centre Won’t Tell You

March 11, 2010

by Suzanne Albinson.
“Perhaps it would behove us to compile a central data base of garden plants, a Wikiplantia perhaps,….”

I Hate Designing Gardens by Suzanne Albinson

March 4, 2010
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by Suzanne Albinson.
“the client went to a local nursery and purchased a job lot of trees on sale and stuck them in all over the place and completely shot the design…”



Suzanne Albinson on Alnwick Gardens

March 1, 2010
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“….However, to earn the right to be called the most innovative, contemporary British garden of the twenty-first century Alnwick Gardens need to step it up a notch..”