A little glimpse of Norfolk

July 9, 2014

  After a very busy couple of months I decided to book a few days away in Norfolk to coincide with my husband’s birthday. We have only started exploring this part of the country quite recently but have quickly grown to appreciate it’s big open skies and long stretches of unspoilt coast. As fairly infrequent […]

Chelsea Flower Show 2014

May 23, 2014

  It’s been some time since I’ve posted here; a technical problem made it impossible to update anything on my website for ages but the problem is finally sorted out.   So what better way to kick off again than sharing a couple of Chelsea highlights with you!   This year my daughter accompanied me […]

October delight

October 26, 2013

  October is quite possibly my favourite month (though if you were to ask me in the spring then I might just say May). The clocks alter tonight and I know that the shorter days will inevitably bring some gloom and despondency. Still I have had a lovely month starting with a weekend away in […]

Images from Mallorca

July 11, 2013

  Sometimes a holiday is the only thing to recharge your energy levels, both physically and emotionally…   We recently returned from a break in Soller, Mallorca which did exactly that and also offered lots in the way of inspiration. With a wonderful coastline and mountain scenery, lovely indigenous flora, a fair share of decent […]

Trees for Winter Interest

December 14, 2012

  I try to include at least one tree in all of the gardens I design and at this time of the year my mind turns to those that offer interest through the winter months. For the purpose of this blog entry I decided to restrict myself to choosing only five trees and have selected […]