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Notes from a Head Gardener ~ Hunting Brook Gardens (a surprise multi-generational crowd pleaser)

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It takes a special garden to be a hit with the whole family. Father needs to see a variety of horticultural situations for inspiration to furnish a similar plot, his daughter (this gardener) would like to see innovative planting combinations and unusual plant forms, and his granddaughters require brilliant colour… Read More »Notes from a Head Gardener ~ Hunting Brook Gardens (a surprise multi-generational crowd pleaser)

Notes from a Head Gardener ~ A book Review of Dan Pearson’s Natural Selection: A Year in the Garden

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Factual gardening books are not my usual choice for bedtime reading. Bedtime is normally reserved for escapism, intrigue and a leap into a different life for half an hour or so before (hopefully) a gentle drift towards my sweetest dreams. Yet the moment I picked up Dan Pearson’s Natural Selection:… Read More »Notes from a Head Gardener ~ A book Review of Dan Pearson’s Natural Selection: A Year in the Garden

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Article published in The Wiltshire Gardens Trust Journal  For the next three years I will be juggling my work as a freelance horticulturalist with a busy family life whilst studying for The Royal Horticultural Society Master of Horticulture course. When I tell people that I am studying towards the MHort… Read More »