Not all Glooom

by AnneWareham on November 21, 2014

Yes, I’ve been neglecting anyone who is kind enough to follow this blog. And right now I’m somewhat out of words, having been frantically book writing in every spare moment since June…words words words..

So, I’m cheating. Some pictures of Veddw in November. (though it’s not usually like this at the moment – we are having plenty November wetandmiserable.)

An autumn rose at Veddw, copyright Anne Wareham.

Beech trees Autumn Veddw Copyrght Anne Warehamand…. [..read more..]

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You never stop designing a garden, by Anne Wareham

October 2, 2014

This piece was published in The Garden and addresses something that concerns me a lot = which is, what do you actually get when you pay someone to design a garden for you?

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Thinkingardens Supper

September 23, 2014
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My apologies for those who want words – this is a post principally for the interest of those who came to the thinkingardens supper at Veddw, to discuss beauty and gardens. And much else besides. And eat cake….drink a little… Send to Kindle

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Interesting feedback.

August 31, 2014
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The group leader now points out to me that I only asked  about the people who didn’t appreciate the garden: the majority did like it. And she asked me to add a new last paragraph, which I now have done.  This was feedback which I requested from the leader of a recent coach party. I […]

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I speak. For the Herefordshire Horticultural Hub.

August 13, 2014

I understand there will be WINE – and it’s in the cause of the Herefordshire Horticultural Hub, so you can drink and feel very worthy if you come. It’ll be great! I’ll be being interviewed by Tristan Gregory. Topic: Are Gardens Art? Here’s what happened – a review Send to Kindle

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Pride and falling…

August 7, 2014
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I was dead chuffed about this sight in June: – the euphorbia looked wonderful for weeks. I boasted about it and showed off. So serves me right – the euphorbia got rust. Send to Kindle

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A praise poem to the place by Elizabeth Musgrave

July 24, 2014

This is a personal email to me from a friend, so perhaps doesn’t belong as a review. But Elizabeth discusses and responds to that which is so important to me, and which is so much at the heart of the garden that I wanted it here. I think what she has to say is important […]

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Sitting

June 6, 2014
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  We just bought a new seat . And put it together. (both of us – would have been impossible alone – but I took the picture so you can’t see me slaving away.) We’ve always wanted a seat in the meadow, but there never seemed to be the right place. Send to Kindle

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Gravel

April 24, 2014
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I remember reading, many years ago, that one of the changes the death of Vita Sackville-West brought to Sissinghurst was that the paths had to be paved. The increase in visitors and wear and tear on – grass? – created the necessity. And changed the garden dramatically.  I was consoled at the time, by hearing that […]

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Shadows

April 17, 2014
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Light is the magic in a garden. The most wonderful garden in the world can struggle to excite in rain and gloom. And spring and autumn do special light: because the sun is low, suddenly unexpected things are illuminated.  And you can get dramatic shadows. Shadows are not an aspect of gardens that are discussed […]

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