Blog

June 10, 2014
RHS Chelsea-00022-2

My Highlight Show Gardens of RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2014

 I was lucky enough to be at Chelsea for almost the entire week that The Royal Hospital in Chelsea welcomed the public into its grounds to celebrate the very best that British Horticulture has to offer.  You can still take a tour of the show gardens that Chris Beardshaw and I covered for the coveted People’s Choice Award 2014 by pressing on the link here, […]
May 12, 2014
Unknown.jpeg

Financial Times – How to Spend it

Leading garden writer Tim Richardson, features gardens and commentary from Ann-Marie Powell in his recent article for the Financial Times ‘How to Spend It’ magazine.  In his article ‘Statement Front Garden’s’, Tim Richardson discusses how front gardens are coming to the fore with dynamic new styles that bring a strong sense of personality. Our studio is delighted to have been included, with much comment from […]
March 10, 2014

Alitex’s Gardener’s Question Time

Are you free on Thursday 13th March at 6.30pm?  Then why not join Ann-Marie, John Wood from the National Trust’s Hinton Ampner, Tony Kirham from Royal Botanic Gardens Kew and Andy Lewis from National Trust’s Uppark for leading glasshouse company Alitex’s third Gardener’s Question Time? Already in its third year, Alitex’s Question Time for gardeners has proved to be a popular event for professionals and […]
February 26, 2014
Screen_Shot_2014-02-26_at_10.10.45.png

The Telegraph article on How to Design the Perfect Conservatatory

We are delighted to let you know that Ann-Marie has just written a comprehensive article for The Telegraph’s weekend gardening pages on designing your perfect conservatory. How to Design the Perfect Conservatory   The article was a wonderful opportunity to sing the praises of many of the specialist conservatory designers and plantsman we admire. Click on the link above to read more about them, including […]
January 9, 2014

Ann-Marie Powell Gardens Blog

My blog is a must for any gardening fans, an eclectic mix of gardening tips, insider information, gardening news, garden design insights and the occasional book plug! Previously hosted on Blogger, my blog now comes home to my website, to entertain, inform and delight. Click on the RSS feed button to subscribe. You can also follow me on Twitter (over 3500 people already do!) and […]
September 6, 2013
A M March 2013.15312fd.1

Ann-Marie to talk at Decorex International 2013

September 24th, 2013 – 12 noon – Decorex Outdoor Living Tent, Kensington Palace A dialogue between the disciplines Award-winning garden designer, Ann-Marie Powell will be discussing how architect, interior designer and garden designer can better explore the needs of their mutual client to create integrated cohesive spaces that exceed a client’s expectations. Ann-Marie Powell is an RHS Chelsea Gold Medalist, author, journalist and broadcaster. Her […]
July 6, 2013
BO4 G7eCIAEoRot

Ecover Sponsored Planter

We’re delighted with our Ecover inspired Planter for RHS Hampton Court 2013. It’s called ‘Abundance’, and it forms part of Hampton Court’s temporary ecosystem. All the plants are edible perennials, so be you bird, bee, insect or human, here you can feast not only your eyes but your tastebuds too. I like to think of it as a forage-fest especially for the show. With huge […]
March 6, 2013
timthumb

Independendent Gardening Columnist Emma Townshend has a dream.

We’re delighted to let you know that Ann-Marie’s skills as a garden designer were mentioned by Emma Townshend in her column in yesterday’s Independent on Sunday. Read the full article here.