Time spent working and traveling in Japan opened my eyes to a new way of using plants in gardens and landscapes. The Japanese have a long association with gardens especially in relation to belief and religion. The use of plants, predominantly evergreen trees and shrubs in association with rock and water brings the wider landscapeContinue reading “Inspiration from Japan”
Opening up and revealing the structure of mature trees can bring a sense of stature and grandeur to a garden space.
Pruning and managing plant shape, form and habit has been a bit of an obsession for the last ten years or so. Since returning from work in Japan in 2006-7 I have developed specialist pruning techniques and styles. I now apply these skills & knowledge to my horticultural work in Devon and the south-west ofContinue reading “Hello and welcome!”