at home in the garden

For many years I’ve been a gardener without roots, so my garden consisted of potted peripatetics. A move to Derbyshire in July 2021 offers permanence and the space and opportunity for a novel garden design that crosses East with West.


I’d lost track of how many plants I have, those that failed to materialize or those I pushed into over-optimistic places against all their inclinations. This blog is designed to set the record straight and keep it so!


What’s on in My Japanesque Garden

It’s All in A Name

Now in Derbyshire, my old style ‘Garden in a Pot’ is morphing into ‘My Japanesque Garden’. Watch this space!