Snow garden

Snow covers up a garden’s imperfections and allows you to see its structure with greater clarity. In the case of our garden it turns out the white stuff makes it look like a giant wedding cake. In a few week’s time it will be hard to believe the garden looked like this for a few…

Winter pruning: this week in the garden at Charleston

The garden at Charleston is like a supermodel: it always photographs well. And what a joy it was to be back in the garden this week after a winter break for us volunteers. I returned to the garden on a perfect winter’s day – bright and cold – the downs behind creating a chiaroscuro effect…