Trained Fruit: think design as well as taste…

Imagine wandering through your own orchard, enjoying spring blossom and the buzz of bees, the laughter of children playing amongst the trees, picking ripe fruit in the autumn.  Lovely as it sounds, most of us have much smaller gardens, but you can work them hard and...

Garden Harvest

I think growing fruit adds another dimension to a garden, from beautiful blossom in spring to watching the fruit slowly mature and ripen and finally enjoying the taste of your own apples, pears and plums. From growing fruiting trees to wiring up a boundary wall or...

Structure in the Garden…

Evergreen structure in the garden helps to hold a garden together especially in the winter – think of it as the backbone running through a garden.  A few weeks ago I visited Architectural Plants in Horsham with a Sussex client with this in mind. Saw some great...