The Gardens of Sissinghurst, Great Dixter & Merriments

I've been yearning to visit the gardens at both Sissinghurst Castle and Great Dixter for years, but being too far from our home for a day out we haven't been - until this September. Forward planning by way of researching on the net revealed another garden nearby, Merriments, indeed it's an RHS partner garden and … Continue reading The Gardens of Sissinghurst, Great Dixter & Merriments

A walk in the park – Walsall Arboretum

The borough of Walsall gets a lot of poor press, often unfairly in my view. It has a diverse population, generally living comfortably together. Unfortunately there are also high levels of poverty and health, social and economic issues to contend with. Recently, the town centre appears to have entered a slow decline, with the closure … Continue reading A walk in the park – Walsall Arboretum

Blogging Success!

Short but sweet - I've had some good news, I entered my April 8th blog post into a competition at KLC School of Design - and it won the 'Garden Design' category! Sense Sensation – Designing a Sensory Garden