A video of a debate at RHS Wisley. Moderator Andrew Wilson keeps the four of us in line: plantsman Noel Kingsbury, critic Anne Wareham, designer and historian me and philosopher David Cooper.
Oh woe. More than a year’s worth of my blog entries vaporized when the server of this site crashed. Will begin blogging again. In the meantime, I am editing my book, published in September 2015 by Timber Press. More soon!
In the summer of 2008, an adorable bumblebee — whose furry tail looked like it had been dipped in orange paint — took up residence in a wooden birdhouse. Right near the front door. Once we realised it was a colony of bumblebees rather than a confused singleton, we gingerly moved the house — a family affair ripe with dramatic suspense — down the front steps to a spot our front garden. The bees weren’t bothered by our coming and goings, but all around, we thought it would be less awkward for everyone if there was a degree of separation…
Check out this article and website about “Marigold and Mint” in my old Pacific Northwest stomping grounds. http://www.gardendesign.com/how-to/summer-shells?cmpid=fb http://marigoldandmint.com/