The Patient Gardener

  I am catching up on some book reviews and wanted to share The Splendour of the Tree by Noel Kingsbury with you.  I had anticipated that it would be a...

There seems to be a plethora of books about gardens in various locations of the world or the UK at the moment so finding a new angle is a challenge.  Jackie...

I firmly believe that a lot of garden lore derives from job creation for the legions of under gardeners that used to exist.  I have a habit of doing gardening jobs...

If you are ever, as I often am, in need of a quick garden writing fix – maybe a drop of wisdom from Beth Chatto, Vita Sackville-West or Dan Pearson –...

“A garden is inseparable from its legends. It needs, as well as walking, reading” Alasdair Forbes, Plaz Metaxu At first glance The New English Garden by Tim Richardson looks like your...

I have to admit to being a compulsive reader and the pile of books, magazines etc is always at a precarious point of tipping over.  I have a tendency when I...