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Graham Stuarts Rose Garden at Mottisfont

During the month of June ‘ Mottisfont’ gardens are open until 8pm at night. I was lucky enough to be able to go one wet day in June. Graham Stuart Thomas designed the gardens to combine roses with a mix of perennials to give a long display. I love going to see gardens you get […]

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Andrew Wilson

Chelsea Flower Show 2017

It is always really exciting to visit the Chelsea Flower show 2017 and find inspiration, see plant combinations and get new ideas. There were two main show gardens that I particularly liked at the Chelsea Flower show 2107, the first one was Charlotte Harris’s garden for the Royal Bank of Canada, inspired by the boreal […]

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Wisteria with a focal point

Sculpture in the garden as a focal point

The right sculpture in the right place can really lift a garden space. A sculpture can create a journey around the garden if used as a focal point, it doesn’t have to be a large garden for this to work a small courtyard can benefit from sculpture as a focal point. The main point is […]

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