Catharine

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Posts by Catharine:

Shapes and textures matter to Beth Chatto

The gravel garden at Beth Chatto is inspired by a wadi or dry river bed.  I know this because Dan Pearson told us last week at Essex Read more..

Shapes and textures matter to Beth Chatto

The gravel garden at Beth Chatto is inspired by a wadi or dry river bed.  I know this because Dan Pearson told us last week at Essex Read more..

Review of “Essay on Gardening” by Henk Gerritsen

  Hefting in at one and a half kilos , “Essay on Gardening” simply cannot be that.  (OED “A short piece of writing on a Read more..

Giverny: Monet’s incomparable garden

We are at the apogee of the gardening season.  The oriental poppies and irises have stormed the classic flower borders.  June is Read more..

Umbellifered out and spoilt at Gravetye Manor

The day before yesterday we were umbellifered out and spoilt to bits  all in one sitting, so to speak.  A birthday celebration Read more..

Hats off to Chelsea

A whole week has evaporated since the  Chelsea Flower Show visit.  I’ve examined my pics and scribbled notes and here they Read more..

Nature is inspiring (with apologies for this post disappearing)

Arrest yourself on a country walk by drinking in the surroundings:  shimmering leaves, whispering grasses, exuberant colour of stems Read more..

A Potager of sorts

  At the entrance to our garden there is a courtyard.  In it a  raised  square flowerbed edged in green oak.   The Read more..

The long road to Samarkand

Was walked by the dog that knew the secret path through the buttercups.  You will see a picture of this above.  It is slightly out of Read more..
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