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How to ‘do’ Garden Mirrors

I have always been a lover of garden mirrors. Mirrors are a great design tool, available in every shape and size, but mostly because; a well placed mirror in the garden can transform the ordinary into the extraordinary! What’s so great about garden mirrors? Mirrors have 4 main functions in any garden, To reflect sunlight into dark spaces They add

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Interview with award winning Podcast host Sarah Wilson

Interview Sarah Wilson and PlantPlots https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/roots-and-all/id1399040612?mt=2 Listen to award winning Podcast host Sarah Wilson’s interview with me. Sarah and I had a lovely discussion a few weeks ago about why many people would not consider themselves gardeners even though they love being in a garden. In the interview we discussed how gardens and gardening can be made more enjoyable for

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Plan for Debris!

Acer palmatum leaves backlit by sunlight

Good morning everyone, just a short post today, but before you read further, I would like to wish all my readers well during this global pandemic. I firmly believe that from awful things comes some good, and after this Coronavirus changes the world, I think it will change all of us for the better. The truly important things will be

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Chelsea Flower Show 2019

Finally – Show Gardens are showing who the garden is really for It’s that time of year again when we all glue ourselves in front of the TV (or attend for those who have a ticket) drinking in the sights sounds and spectacle that is the Chelsea Flower Show. And this years show gardens seem to all have finally grabbed

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