Robin aka ‘Fred’!

As a child I remember my mother pottering  around the flower beds in our family garden in Wimbledon. I would kneel beside her watching her magic fingers carefully placing another plant or seed into its new home. My ‘important job’ was patting down the surrounding soil. A few weeks later, a beautiful flower or herb […]

The benefits of a beautiful garden

In the age of COVID-19  and social distancing, there’s never been a better time and bigger need, for the benefits of having access to nature. Gardening has been found to be so beneficial to mental health, that horticultural therapy sessions have been developed to help treat patients with depression and other mental illnesses. Most of […]

A Volunteer’s Perspective

It started out as a small idea. Some might say I was at a crossroads in my life; not so much a midlife crisis but more the need to do something that would be creative, fulfilling, and productive.  A new career as a Garden Designer. It would be all about planting and making gardens look […]