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another string to the bow…….

  My beautiful daughter and new son-in-law celebrated their wedding this weekend and I was asked to do the flowers. I am not a florist, however I am a designer and putting the flowers

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Planting Design Workshops are now running at The Slade Centre, the first of which will be running on 18th – 19th April from 9.30 – 4.30. This is a practical,

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Instant Cottage Garden

This garden has been some time in the making as the cottage required extensive work! but it is now complete and planted - a very simple garden but abundant planting

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Granny’s bonnet

A quintessential cottage garden plant which if you are lucky seeds around and produces lots of interesting offspring. Cultivars grown in isolation generally come true from seed but for a

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First prize


Firstly what weather we had, lovely and sunny and lots and lots of people! I decided to showcase some planting styles this year rather than a garden – shade, bees,

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teasel seed head

The Winter Garden

We all know that our gardens in the winter months need not be dreary, uninteresting landscapes. We can introduce plants that are at their best at this time of the

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simple knot design for a herb garden

Design a herb garden

I love gardens that are billowing with flowers and foliage, creating a wonderful tapestry of colour, form and texture. However, I also like all this abundance to be contained within

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Autumn colour

Autumn colour, aesthetically one of the best sights in autumn – brilliant red acers and butter yellow hazels, but it all happens for a reason. Leaves are green because they

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