Ideas for Winter Pots

Ideas for Winter Pots

There are plenty of plants to replace the summer colour that is about to die off in your pots and containers.  Here are just a few suggestions: Pansies or their smaller more delicate sisters Violas – in a range of colours there is one for everyone.  Choose 1...
A new term and a new start . . .

A new term and a new start . . .

My little girl went back to school today in new shoes.  She hasn’t mentioned school all Summer, but as we walked there today she talked about being nervous and excited and how that was making her tummy feel funny.  She held my hand as we walked and talked and...
Growing your own Pumpkin

Growing your own Pumpkin

Now is the perfect time to sow Pumpkin Seeds ready for the Autumn!  They are so easy and the seeds are big enough for kids to handle and sow for themselves.  Here’s how: Fill a pot with seed compost (make sure the pot has holes at the bottom) and place 1 seed...
Frost on the Leaves Photoshoot

Frost on the Leaves Photoshoot

I was really proud to be asked to collaborate with other creative professionals on a styled wedding photoshoot in the Autumn of 2016. It took place in woodland in Surrey with the theme ‘Frost on the Leaves’.  The group wanted to explore the beauty of a late English...

Spring is in the Air

Although its been drizzling most of the day here in Surrey today, it definitely feels like Spring is in the air.  The Snowdrops are out, the Daffs and Crocus are coming and I saw a Robin collecting material for its next today. But the main reason I know Spring is on...

Working Partnerships

I have been working with the team at Space&Matter over the last year on a project in Hampstead.  They have renovated a mews house from top to bottom and wanted some input on planting for a small courtyard and living wall on the roof terrace.  It was a challenging...