A Playful & Elegant Garden of rooms – Scampston Hall Walled Gardens

A Playful & Elegant Garden of rooms – Scampston Hall Walled Gardens

I think a good test of a garden lies in how the space feels in winter. I visited Scampston in early spring on the opening day for the new season so the famous grasses and prairie planting were still dormant. Scampston, designed by Piet Ouldolf, had long been on my must see list and for […]

Fabulous Fused Willow

Fabulous Fused Willow

When grown in close contact woody plants can fuse together, willow is especially adaptable to training in this way and can be used to create strong structures.

clematis napaulensis

clematis napaulensis

This wonderful winter flowering climber is looking great in my clients garden today. Only a couple of months ago they called me asking if they’d killed it off…..napaulensis is dormant through the summer and in mid winter sprouts leaves and then these beautiful flowers.