from start to finish Family Garden, BECKENHAM This residential, family garden in South London is north facing however due to the low density of housing in the area and the size of the garden only the areas closest to the house are in the shade. The rest of the garden...
from start to finish Courtyard Garden Overview This is a small courtyard garden project; a side return and a small patio at the back of the house. However, it does benefit from a surprising amount of sunshine, despite being surrounded by houses on all sides. The Brief...
As part of my own personal journey as a Garden Designer, I plan to visit as many gardens as possible (in the capital letter – destination sense, not any old garden) to gain more knowledge and experience. There is absolutely nothing that compares to seeing first hand, plants in their appropriate setting and planted in combination. I think it goes without saying that gardening is most definitely a profession where you are ALWAYS learning.
My intention was always to take pictures, as a reference, and the blog just sprang out of that, I’m gregarious and a sharer, so it feels like the most natural thing for me to do. Plus many of these gardens survive on their entrance fees and donations, so if I can help inspire others to visit then no bad thing!
I am interested in design in general especially mid-century modern buildings and interiors so I may share other things that inspire me but mostly the blog will be about lovely gardens and plants. I’m planning to post one a month in season (April – Sept) and less frequently out of season (Oct-March) but don’t hold me to that, as I am a wee busy bee.
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