Who Does What?

I was amused, relieved, and a little embarrassed a few weeks back when a respected and long-standing Landscape Architect stated, in a meeting of industry leaders, something along the lines of ‘what the public don’t really understand is that Landscape Architects don’t design gardens.’ Continue reading

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Oudolf as himself

Piet Oudolf is a phenomenon.  Not since William Robinson has a single figure given the gardening status quo such a shake-up, and drilled their way into the imagination of gardeners, recalibrating their dreaming.

It’s inexplicable, and wholly delightful. Continue reading

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Steppe Update

You may remember, from earlier posts, my ‘steppe’ planting (a misnomer that will remain until something better presents itself) from November 2015.  Back then it looked like this:

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Time to Upskill

It’s astonishing how few opportunities there are available for the home gardener that is keen to learn more.

So it’s time to run some courses.  I’ve been talking about it since I started this blog five years ago!DSC_0077

So here’s our start – two single-day courses in Woodend, Victoria under the title ‘Mastering the Art of Gardening’.  One will focus on the layout of the home garden, and the other on the planting.  You won’t think about garden design or planting design in the same way ever again!

Check out the links below, and come and join us.  Places are very limited indeed.

Mastering the Art of Gardening – The Design

Mastering the Art of Gardening – The Plants

 

 

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