Colour in the Garden – from Acacia to Zantedeschia

A rather large gallery which was put together with a view to featuring, some of them at least, in talk being given at BBC Gardeners' World Live this weekend by Nicky Roeber, one-time Garden Designer and who now works for my old firm at Syon Park. I visited the show on  Friday but sadly not…

Everything I saw at BBC Gardeners’ World Live today ….

Voila! All my photos from the show in one gallery - I've had a lovely day but with several hours travel up and down the M40 and sat sitting on the M25... well here are my pictures and I'm going out for some dinner now..... There is, I grant, a little sorting through, grouping, annotating…

The Savill Garden and Windsor Great Park – summer cycling and a picnic, roses, dry gardens, shady glades and boggy bits, castles, lakes and wide open spaces

The Savill Garden was our first port of call today, an impressive collection of gardens within the larger vision of Windsor Great Park. I wanted to have a look at the rose garden in particular, a swirling design of tapering interlocking beds, the colour of the roses intensifying towards the centre (peaking with Munstead Wood,…