Category Archives: gardens

4 x a garden

In May 2015, I was invited by art teacher Jane Tucker to work with Wells Cathedral Junior School Year 5 on a video project in a garden, in The Old Deanery Garden in Wells, Somerset. The garden is a walled

4 x a garden

In May 2015, I was invited by art teacher Jane Tucker to work with Wells Cathedral Junior School Year 5 on a video project in a garden, in The Old Deanery Garden in Wells, Somerset. The garden is a walled

the city and the green

The view from Sawyers Hill in Richmond Park, through to central London. The Shard, the cranes in the thundery morning of Thursday June 4th. I was up in the park to meet a bird recorder and illustrator. Together we have

the city and the green

The view from Sawyers Hill in Richmond Park, through to central London. The Shard, the cranes in the thundery morning of Thursday June 4th. I was up in the park to meet a bird recorder and illustrator. Together we have

Promenade Plantée Paris

Coulée verte René-Dumont is a tree-lined walkway built along the top of a disused railway – a 4.7 km (2.9 mile) elevated ‘linear park’ in the 12th arrondissement of Paris. I wandered along it on a sunny warm day in April 2015

Promenade Plantée Paris

Coulée verte René-Dumont is a tree-lined walkway built along the top of a disused railway – a 4.7 km (2.9 mile) elevated ‘linear park’ in the 12th arrondissement of Paris. I wandered along it on a sunny warm day in April 2015

Patrick Whitefield, a life

Very thoughtful and reflective hearing the news of Patrick Whitefield’s passing – an inspirational teacher and writer about permaculture.  I lived in the same town and ‘community’ as Patrick for many years. ‘In 1983, he bought a flower-rich hay meadow,

Patrick Whitefield, a life

Very thoughtful and reflective hearing the news of Patrick Whitefield’s passing – an inspirational teacher and writer about permaculture.  I lived in the same town and ‘community’ as Patrick for many years. ‘In 1983, he bought a flower-rich hay meadow,

Red Raspberries in Red Colander

The plot

In the spring I was lucky enough to get a growing plot as part of the ‘Model Market Garden’ in the corner of Marble Hill Park in Twickenham, created as part of the Jam Yesterday, Jam Tomorrow project.  I also

Red Raspberries in Red Colander

The plot

In the spring I was lucky enough to get a growing plot as part of the ‘Model Market Garden’ in the corner of Marble Hill Park in Twickenham, created as part of the Jam Yesterday, Jam Tomorrow project.  I also

Courtney Barnett

Courtney Barnett – Avant Gardener

  AVANT GARDENER – Courtney Barnett I sleep in late Another day Oh what a wonder Oh what a waste. It’s a monday It’s so mundane What exciting things Will happen today? The yard is full of hard rubbish it’s

Courtney Barnett

Courtney Barnett – Avant Gardener

  AVANT GARDENER – Courtney Barnett I sleep in late Another day Oh what a wonder Oh what a waste. It’s a monday It’s so mundane What exciting things Will happen today? The yard is full of hard rubbish it’s

Lime green petals of Euphorbia

blue red, black red, black green, lime green

    Euphorbia amygdaloides ‘Purpurea’     I’ve just started to make a ‘film’ about the wonderful garden nursery and plantswoman Mrs Patricia Marrow, who has run Kingsdon Nursery near Somerton in Somerset since forever.  I’ve always wanted to make

Lime green petals of Euphorbia

blue red, black red, black green, lime green

    Euphorbia amygdaloides ‘Purpurea’     I’ve just started to make a ‘film’ about the wonderful garden nursery and plantswoman Mrs Patricia Marrow, who has run Kingsdon Nursery near Somerton in Somerset since forever.  I’ve always wanted to make