6 great reds for a New Vintage planting scheme

In itself the colour RED is New Vintage.   Planting has concentrated on greens and whites and sometimes soft hay colours such as you see with naturalistic planting in grasses etc.  It is time to bring some colour back into our borders and this is part of my New Vintage scheme.  Chose a soft palette […]

Chelsea Flower Show 2014 – Planting Top 10 plants that recurred at the Chelsea Flower Show.  All very New Vintage. These plants turned up in several gardens and are clearly very much loved at the moment.  I would like to see all of these plants in any New Vintage planting scheme that I might do.  […]

Burton Agnes, East Yorkshire

Simon Jenkins, author of England’s Thousand Best Houses, described Burton Agnes Hall as ‘the perfect English house’ and as one of the twenty best English houses alongside Windsor Castle, Buckingham Palace and Chatsworth House.   http://www.burtonagnes.com/Home.html If you were ever unsure how to handle yew hedging here is your answer!  The gardens are really lovely and there […]

Aquilegia land

The aquilegia has to be one of the most delicate, pretty and breathtaking little flowers that you can find.  Beautiful little wispy bells of soft colours that fit into my “vintage” palette so well.  They come out at a perfect time of year… the daffs, primroses  and tulips have died back, Ok the bluebells are […]

Call today for a FREE initial consultation on 07785 340714. Get In Touch