We love a café or restaurant that not only has quality food and coffee but a good green vibe – here’s a few of our favourites.… Read More coffee, food and good green vibes
People always ask me what happens to all the materials and plants after we finish exhibiting at a garden show. It’s a great question because it’s another element of planning and design we must take into consideration. Firstly we design and layout the exhibit to allow for most of the plants to remain in their… Read More the end of the exhibition is only the beginning
These are the four books that are off my book shelf this week! The RHS Chelsea Garden Show is coming up (May 24-28) and I am looking forward to seeing what the experienced designers and new entrants have come up with. I will post more on who I am following, and what new ideas and… Read More off the shelf
It may not be on the ‘it list’ of the must have garden plants but for me, this perennial plant really does float my botanical boat! This variety of verbena is perfect if you would like to create a perennial based garden design in your own backyard. Native to tropical South America, we fondly call… Read More Plant of The Month – Verbena bonariensis
For those of you who know me, I am no literary genius of any sort. For those who know me, you will also agree that I am an insane purchaser of books – especially ones that have anything to do with my love of the green stuff. If you regularly read my blog or stalk… Read More “Planting – A New Perspective” by Piet Oudolf & Noel Kingsbury
Seeing as Spring is definitely in the air its time to get out in it and enjoy the sunshine. Pots are a great way to add maximum appeal with minimal effort. No matter what your garden ‘style’ may be, there is definitely a style out there for you! Forget about the orange terracotta of the… Read More Going potty? Here’s 10 of the best.
The old saying of “those who play together stay together” has been very true when it comes to my Book Club. Formed in 2013, five individuals from our industry meet on a monthly basis to chew the fat and talk all things plants. We may not necessarily have a book on the table, but the… Read More Introducing Med.O Seeds