the golden hour and overcast sky tips

Hello folks!  Last month I promised you a very special offer and here it is, my Personal Shopping Day, with a difference!  No this isn’t about clothes; it’s for your garden! Join me for an extra special shopping day, including a review of your garden with practical design advice and problem solving, and then the […]

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if you only do one thing this month

I hope this email finds you happy and relaxed after the summer break!  For those of you still feeling a little fraught, check out my first article; if you only do one thing this month, dig yourself happy! Next month I will be organising a special offer with design, planting and plants to be installed […]

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Hello Summer

Hello Summer… We’d almost given up on you!  Typically, we have gone from one extreme to the other, so watering, particularly containers and any new plants, is critical. If you see a powdery mildew, this could be caused by drought at the roots; its better, in this instance, to soak a plant rather than to […]

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Your Garden Tasks for June and July

Earlier this week I met one of the wisest women in the world!  Well, in Amersham anyway.  Why?  Because next year she will be celebrating an important birthday and would like to use her garden for the festivities… wise woman has called me in now to help make changes to her outdoor space, and to […]

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Trending at Chelsea

Chelsea Flower Show week is now over and quite frankly I’m feeling a bit Chelsea’d out!  This year I was too busy to attend and I do find the crowds somewhat spoil my visitor experience. So, as there’s always so much media coverage, I decided to save my energies for Hampton Court in July when […]

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Peace amongst the Peonies at Chelsea Flower Show for 2012?

I hope this newsletter finds you well… if not wet!  Well of course I had to mention it!  The second the hosepipe ban was introduced we’ve had nothing but rain!  Don’t get too excited though, it’s unlikely to affect either the drought or the ban.  Instead make sure you’re collecting as much rainwater as you […]

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From Camper Vans to Hosepipe Bans

Welcome to my latest newsletter, I hope full of inspirational tips and ideas for your creative gardening efforts!  If you have anything to add or need any assistance, do give me a call on tel: 07708 643313 or drop me an email. For those of you who know me well, you’ll also know of my […]

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Blogs, Books, Weather and Pruning

That’s it folks – the winter is over!  Thankfully it didn’t last long and was also fairly painless; a huge improvement on the last two winters. Noticed how dry it’s been?  Yes I’m afraid that all the talk on the news about a drought this year, is a very real possibility.  I’ll keep you posted! […]

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Seasonal Disorder

Please forgive the slight delay in my January Newsletter, the past month has disappeared in a flash! Unseasonal sightings are not unusual, but the abnormally mild autumn and winter have somewhat turned our countryside and gardens upside down!  The National Trust has reported sightings of frogspawn, Wild Garlic, Snowdrops, as I mention below, and even […]

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Christmas and the Winter Garden

Well I can hardly believe this is my last newsletter of 2011!  I do hope you’ve enjoyed reading my little tips and ideas.  If you’ve any questions or queries, please don’t hesitate to get in touch either via email or telephone 07708 643313. With Christmas greetings to you all! maintaining your christmas decs! Although I […]

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