Sandy Felton reviews a great design book for those small spaces in our life. There are times when I have sat in my little piece of utopia and wondered what if? What if I could afford to consult a professional garden designer to do a complete make-over? What if I decided to completely change my cottage garden style for something more modern or chic? Like many […]
And I was again mesmerised by the sumptuous tones of Kelway’s chestnut-brown, tall bearded iris ‘Sultan’s Palace’ and semi-double, blood-red herbaceous peony ‘Buckeye Belle’, which Ann-Marie Powell showed exactly how to use in her British Heart Foundation garden: dotted like rubies through lime-green ferns.
Though I initially shied away from the visceral imagery of the British Heart Foundation garden by Ann-Marie Powell, her garden also refused to play by the rules and didn’t pander to expectations. I was drawn in to a thoughtfully planted space. An undercurrent of green around dark water wrapped every surface with fern walls and woodland planting.
Not long to go to the much-awaited Garden Media Guild Awards, a celebration of the talent, skill, and inspiration of the garden media professionals across the industry, held once again at the prestigious Savoy Hotel. This year’s ceremony will be hosted by Ann-Marie Powell alongside Richard Jackson, Andrea Jones and Stephen Anderton, and the master of ceremonies is horticultural legend Carol Klein. Ann-Marie will be presenting […]
The highly anticipated, by-invite-only, ‘View From The Top’ debate returns in 2016 as part of the Futurescape Event and Ann-Marie couldn’t be more thrilled to be part of the panel alongside Mark Straver, Mark Gregory, Phil Jones, John Wyer, Dr. Marcus Watson and Richard Gardiner, who will discuss the future of our industry in front of a selected audience. Held at Sandown Park Racecourse, the event is […]