Standen – A meeting with some Remarkable Espalier Apple Trees

I visited Standen at the beginning of April 2013 and took these photographs then. March, as I recall, had been a frozen tundra of a month with temperatures barely reaching about freezing day or night. The first daffodils were only just coming through, so different to the early Spring enjoyed last year. I am minded…

Teddington Gardener Review of the Year – September 2014 – The Savill Garden, Kew Gardens, Nymans, Wakehurst Place, RHS Wisley and Petersham Nurseries. Summer Crescendo.

The Savill Garden, Kew Gardens, Wakehurst Place, Petersham Nurseries, RHS Wisley. Plenty of Hydrangeas to admire, roses of course, lots, dahlias, colchicums, late-summer borders stars such as asters and rudbeckias, orchards....  Altogether much to admire!

Teddington Gardener Review of the Year – April 2014 – RHS London Show, Kew Gardens, Ightham Mote, Knole, Emmetts Garden & Petersham Nurseries. Spring in full spate.

  A colourful progression through the month, featuring Wisley, Igtham Mote, Knole, Petersham Nurseries, RHS London Show, Kew Gardens, my own projects featuring Spring Bulbs and new planting..... Flowering Cherries, Crab Apples, massed Tulips, Rhododendrons and Azaleas, Bluebells, Auriculas.... a gorgeous month.