…….is my dream job title. Over the last fifteen years or so I have occasionally allowed my gardening daydreams to wander skywards. My professional life is pretty much great but everyone has dreams and my dream is to travel the gardening world with my shears. I would clip cloud hedges… Read More »International Flying Topiary Artist……
Notes from a Head Gardener
My Fritillaria imperialis ‘William Rex’ bulbs were finally delivered two months later than promised. Two months late!!!!! I was mildly unamused until I ripped open the box. Box ripping is common – plant deliveries are more thrilling than birthdays (when you happen to be thirty five and a half). It… Read More »Free plants are especially exciting
It would be extremely useful if I received £1 for every time I tell someone what I do and they say “but surely there’s not much to do in the winter?” If they could only see the lists I make. Here is a current example: And that’s not even the… Read More »But surely you don't do much in the winter?
Brian the snail resides in the beautiful and bustling market town of Tetbury and I have the honour of attending to his twice yearly trims. Topiary is one of my most favourite pastimes and I get to do it for a living!!! Believe it or not but up until recently… Read More »Meet a genuine Cotswold landmark
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