Last weekend we went to the Great Dixter Plant Fair, where the cream of British and European specialist plant nurseries set up stall for two days of horticultural heaven. 

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HM, DP, Great Dixter, Plant Fair


During a recent short visit to Athens, where I gave a talk about the Millennium Forest, I was taken to see the hard landscaping surrounding the Acropolis. 

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DP, Stone, Athens, Dimitris Pikionis, Hard Landscape


On my recent visit to Japan I was given these two beautiful books - The Traditional Colours of Japan and The Traditional Japanese Colour Palette.

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DP, Japan, Colour, Books


I was asked out to the opening of The Garden Show at the beginning of June. I was one of five guest designers to create an exhibit at the garden show and there were seven competition entries. 

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DP, Millennium Forest, Hokkaido Garden Festival, Japan, Gardens



I've just returned from the Port Eliot Festival where I had been invited to judge the Flower Show and speak about my most recent book.

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Port Eliot Festival, DP

Swedish Summer

19.07.11



I have just returned from a site visit to Sweden to discuss a new project.

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DP, Sweden, Linnaeus

Roses No. 2

13.06.11



This week's new arrivals.....

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DP, Roses

Roses No. 1

06.06.11



I'm trialling 30 David Austin roses at the farm this year. Here are the first of the crop.

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DP, Roses