gardening

The Present Tree

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We loved this idea from The Present Tree, a mail order company that sends out small trees, beautifully wrapped and with full instructions for care, for any occasion. Including Christmas. You could gift a bay tree, or a wild pear,… Read More

Garden Inspiration for a sunny weekend

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Remember Amanda’s post on the wonderful house and gardens at Great Dixter. If like me you still haven’t managed to make the trip there, you might enjoy this lovely film from Nowness. The master of English horticulture, gardener Christopher Lloyd’s… Read More

Style icon: Constance Spry

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Constance Spry (1886 – 1960) was a florist, social reformer, teacher and best selling author. She encouraged people to make their homes look beautiful with flowers and foliage picked form hedge rows and scraps of wasteland. She used a unusual… Read More