I hope your February was as busy as mine? pruning Wisteria, completing winter prunes on the Apple and Pear family, including quinces there. Chopping back herbaceous perennials that withstood the winter weather. Asters, hardy Fuschia, ornamental grasses, taking a weeping Caryopteris back to the bone, Ceratostigma to the ground, tidying the Helleborus orientalis leaves, I…Continue Reading
Tag: Dan Pearson
How well do you know your Postie?
Well I have seen my postie most days for the last few years, he’s a friendly sort but professional. Always business like not stopping to chat but he’s busy I guess. Then there are the delivery guys some more professional than others. One will not leave it with anyone but the addressee, another MUST have…Continue Reading
SGD autumn conference
Society of Garden Designers Autumn Conference – What are gardens for? For those that could not attend you missed a goodie! Annoying as that is to hear sometimes it’s just the impulse one needs to get to it next time. I missed Christopher Bradley Hole in March and kicked myself for being slow off the…Continue Reading
A Cotswold Day with Dan Pearson & Mary Keen
It was all a bit last minute to be honest and the inner cynic faffed about whether I should afford this day in the Gloucestershire countryside, wandering round the country garden of writer and designer Mary Keen along with Dan Pearson, probably just some very tolerant professionals making money for a good cause but not…Continue Reading