News

24 May 2022
Event

RHS Chelsea 2022

The Boodles Travel Garden RHS Chelsea Flower Show 24th- 28th May 2022   In 1962, 60 years ago, Anthony Wainwright, father to the current chairman of Boodles travelled around the world in just 16 days. …

Blog

Autumn Colour

Autumn colour is always a bit disappointing at Mansard House – with the exception of this year. I think it’s a soil/climate thing. Firstly, our soil is a very silty sandy loam with a very …

Blog, Press

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         …

Blog, Press

The Boodles Secret Garden

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
Event

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 …

Press

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 …

Blog

Bulb planting in meadows

The soil at Mansard House is far too fertile for the traditional wildflower meadow. Owing to the fact that we are on alluvial flood plain; essentially silty loam. I have managed it as a wildflower …

12 May 2021
Event

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 …