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June 3, 2020
Ann-Marie Powell's own garden Features in the Financial Times

Ann-Marie Powell features in the Financial Times May 29th 2020

Ann-Marie Powell is delighted to have been featured in The Financial Times House and Home in an article written by Journalist Jane Perrone regarding the future of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. She reports “Every designer I have spoken to has been devastated by the cancellation of the show, but there has been a silver lining: like many of us, they are rediscovering their own […]
May 24, 2020
Ann-Marie Powell features in The Telegraph with ideas on the 2021 RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Ann-Marie Powell featured in The Telegraph 24th May 2020

Very pleased to contribute to today’s The Telegraph musing about how the RHS Chelsea Flower Show might look next year in 2021. “What does the future of RHS Chelsea Flower Show look like? We asked the experts… by Tim Richardson. Is the ‘fallow year’ of Virtual Chelsea a chance for a creative reset? Britain’s top gardeners have plenty of ideas. Yesterday should have been the […]
May 16, 2020
Garden Designer Ann-Marie Powell appears in The Daily Mail in an RHS Chelsea Special in her own garden in Petersfield, Hampshire

RHS Chelsea special in The Daily Mail features Ann-Marie Powell

Ann-Marie Powell is delighted to be included in The Daily Mail‘s RHS Chelsea Flower Show Special on Saturday 16th May 2020. “How we created our show stoppers…at home They’ve all won RHS gold medals. Now they reveal how. Dazzling display to cheer up passer-by. Ann-Marie Powell, 48, lives in Petersfield, Hampshire, with her partner Jules, 52, and their two sons. She says: ‘When we had […]
May 16, 2020
Garden Designer Ann-Marie Powell contributes to the Guardian about lockdown gardening and gardens

The Guardian – Ann-Marie Powell contributes to article regarding lockdown gardening

Very pleased to contribute to today’s article in The Guardian from Harriet Sherwood on garden makeovers during lockdown. And here’s the kitchen garden: cooped-up Britain moves the indoors outdoors by Harriet Sherwood. As lockdown forces us to use every inch inside our homes, those lucky enough to have outside space are going al-fresco “Outdoor living rooms are not a new idea, but it’s definitely a […]
April 18, 2020
My real garden, the personal gardening tips and advice Instagram account from garden designer Ann Marie Powell features in The Telegraph. She designs gardens and landscapes in Hampshire Surrey West Sussex London Berkshire Wiltshire Petersfield

NEWS – The Telegraph features Ann-Marie Powell’s personal lockdown project My Real Garden

So delighted to be featured in The Telegraph‘s Clare Coulson on online feeds offering the very best gardening advice online for my personal lockdown project @myrealgarden on Instagram. “The best online tutorials, tours and courses to become a better gardener in lockdown by Clare Coulson Need expert advice, want to learn new skills or go on a virtual visit? Enter a burgeoning online world that’s […]
November 27, 2019

Be one in a million: Plant a tree to fight climate change #EveryTreeCounts

At AMPG we are passionate about how the role our gardens can play in helping to fight against climate change, but we know it is often difficult to know where to start.  This month we have been inspired and enthused by the Woodland Trust’s Big Climate Fightback. We would like to ask you to start by planting a tree.  A small individual step, but collectively […]
November 1, 2019

Ann-Marie to speak about her ‘Passion for Plants’

The Octagon Garden Club and Friends of St Mary’s Church, Stoughton invite you to a talk entitled A PASSION FOR PLANTS: Favourite colour schemes and selections from Ann-Marie’s notebook.  This will be held on Wednesday, 6th November 2019 at 6.00 pm for 6.30 pm at the School Hall, Compton.  Entrance £10 on the door to include a glass of wine and canapés. Address: Compton & […]
October 11, 2019

Women of the Year & Ann-Marie Powell

Ann-Marie is honoured, proud, (and slightly self-conscious!) about being nominated as a Woman of the Year at the annual Women of the Year Lunch and Awards sponsored by Barclays.  The annual event (this year being held on Monday 14th October 2019 at the Royal Lancaster London), is the longest running celebration of extraordinary women in the UK. Each year a nominating council elects just 450 […]
September 25, 2019

Wallpaper* Magazine features Cottonmill Spa & Club at Sopwell House — St Albans, UK

We are delighted to have been featured in prestigious Wallpaper* Magazine for our new garden at Cottonmill Spa and Club at Sopwell House. As the ubiquity of private members’ clubs grow, Sopwell House, the grand Hertfordshire-based hotel, has taken the quest for exclusivity quite seriously with the relaunch of its wellness facilities into a sprawling private members’ spa comprising Cottonmill and the even more exclusive […]
September 16, 2019

FIRST LOOK: Sopwell House’s new Cottonmill spa prepares to open after £14m project

The new spa at Sopwell House Hotel is opening its doors, following a £14m investment project. Cottonmill is a new three-storey, private members spa, which offers two tiers of memberships to both hotel guests and non-residents. Sparcstudio, a privately-owned, creative, design studio that has established an enviable reputation for producing highly successful, creative and award winning Spas, Wellness/Fitness, Hotel and Resort facilities have designed the […]