New twist on Victorian idea

New twist on Victorian idea

The Victorians were fond of displaying their treasured items and that included their garden plants. Auricula theatres were black lined boxes designed to show off these exquisite plants. In a funky updating of the auricula theatre, our adventurous client Penny...

Sweet Smell of Success

I decided to enter 10 classes at the Uplyme & Lyme Regis 90th Horticultural Show – the first time I’ve ever entered a formal show. On the morning this added somewhat to the work of setting up for the day. ¬†After an early tour of the garden and a rough...

Excellent Exeter

The Exeter Craft Festival was amazing. Glorious weather, plenty of visitors, interesting enquiries, wonderful entertainment. It was a super family day on Saturday with kids running around, everyone enjoying the sunshine and some great entertainment from the likes of...

Brilliant Buckland Abbey

June 1st saw Buckland Abbey’s Garden Fayre, which followed the success of the Millennial Gardens celebration last year. And what a fantastic day it was. More stallholders than last year and with some changes to keep things interesting for visitors, who came in...
Plant supports at Abbotsbury

Plant supports at Abbotsbury

How pleased we were recently when visiting Abbotsbury Gardens to see the magnolias and rhododendrons, to come across some of our plant supports all laid out and in position ready for the new season’s growth of herbaceous perennials such as Phlox and Crocosmia...