An East Sussex Odyssey and the jewel in the crown, Great Dixter

Well this time I'll let the pictures do the talking. And I nearly didn't call in this time around to Great Dixter and am so glad I did. I don't recall that I have visited in Spring before (it is a stupendous garden in late summer and autumn) and I did attend one of Fergus…

Fergus Garrett at Great Dixter

A glorious day yesterday at Great Dixter, a Study Day with Fergus Garrett (above) discussing Succession Planting as it applies to these gardens in particular  and some advice to take away with us for own own delight and edification. These are extraordinary gardens that continue to delight though their creator, Christopher (Christo) Lloyd died in…

Whichford Pottery

Whichford Pottery - handmade terracotta pots. On my list of Lovely Things. Plus, if I ever return to pottery class, something that I might more usefully pursue (my kitchen cupboards hold testament to my artistic talents, ceramic-wise, after two evening courses... plenty of smallish bowls, useful for olives and dips, hula hoops and peanuts, but…

Great Dixter for Facebook

I've been trying to find the photographs from my September 2011 visit to Great Dixter, Christopher Lloyd's superb garden in Sussex - but they are clearly misfiled somewhere in the deeper recesses of my computer.... An album of 135 pics is to be found on my Facebook page, with the link below, though this only…