**This post was originally published in 2011. With so much interest in Dutch gardening, and with Noel’s incredible perspective and insights, I thought it was a perfect time of year to re-publish. A trip to Holland earlier a week or two ago. Years ago, a terrifying fifteen years ago in fact, I had an interesting[...]
After however long it is, I’m leaving KapliPRO. It has been a great opportunity to pass on ideas, thoughts and experiences to the wider garden community, and sometimes to ask awkward questions and to provoke. I think it is time I devote some more time to my own blog, and to develop other[...]
Bored with that tree in the garden. Get out some paint! Preferably bio-d and non-toxic of course. This installation was done at not-quite-open-yet-but-soon-will-be nature centre near Tigre, outside Buenos Aires, and linked with the town’s Fine Art Museum as part of an initiative to promote conservation of the unique delta environment.
For the third time in five years I’m lecturing in Spanish-speaking America (you can read my accounts of lecturing in Mexico here, and here – that was an experience!) . Being interpreted (see my recent post about Argentina). We always have the same discussion – why aren’t there more books and material on gardening in[...]
This pic sums up Chanticleer: a great place to sit, nicely customized. A touch of whackiness, but completely sound. This is an amazing garden, not just for being a garden, but for the staff and the way it is run. Working at Chanticleer is not a job, but a mission and a passion. Fran has[...]