"Arne Maynard is one
of the most talented
garden designers
working in Britain
today. Whether in the
city or in the depths
of the country,
his gardens are a
magical combination
of architecture and
romance, the classic
and the contemporary,
and relate to their
surroundings in subtle
ways." Tricia Guild
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Clover and crane flies

One of the challenges of writing a weekly diary is that very often little has changed from one week to the next and this represents something of a quandary...Instead of talking about the autumn equinox, this week I'm sharing something a little more personal...

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Tulips and Dutch Masters

Last year I grew a collection of rare ‘broken’ and ‘breeder’ tulips in the kitchen garden. They were exquisitely beautiful, marbled and feathered, subtle and curious, and I’m keen to add more historic varieties. More here and in Gardens Illustrated magazine this month.

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Garden Courses

We are delighted to announce the first of our 2015 garden courses, a study of the Dutch Masters and floral workshop. We will be adding further course details to the website over the coming weeks - they make perfect presents for family, friends, or yourself!

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