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Autumn Colours in Suffolk

Autumn colours at Mansard House in Suffolk As a general rule, autumn-tinting plants need sunlight to perform really well; deep shade is hopeless for producing Autumn colour. If you can plant your tinting trees so …


Top 50 Garden Designers

House and Garden magazine have just named their top 50 Garden Designers and I am delighted to be featured in that list of inspiring colleagues.   Read more here    House&Garden         …


The Boodles Secret Garden – The Press

This garden is certainly the one that I’m most proud of – a fabulous Chelsea, all made possible by the best team ever. Boodles have been amazing sponsors and supported me and my team throughout …

21 Sep 2021

RHS Chelsea Flower Show

    I am delighted to have partnered with Boodles at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show to create The Boodles Secret Garden, inspired by the well-loved children’s story by Frances Hodgson- Burnett, it is a …


Suffolk Magazine – September 2021

    Thanks to The Suffolk Magazine and Jayne Lindill for this article about me, my gardens and The Boodles Secret Garden which I have designed for this year’s Chelsea Flower Show to open 21st-26th …

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Bulb planting in meadows

Bulb planting in meadows at Mansard House The soil at Mansard House in Suffolk is far too fertile for the traditional wildflower meadow. Owing to the fact that we are on an alluvial flood plain, …

12 May 2021

Garden Masterclass – Planting in a damp woodland

So delighted to be talking this week on a Garden Masterclass online about PLANTING IN A DAMP WOODLAND – Wednesday 12th May 18.00-19.00. Garden Masterclass is place to learn and share experience and knowledge in …