Noel Kingsbury

Sorted?

by AnneWareham on April 22, 2015

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In 2012 Rory Stuart published ‘What Are Gardens For?’ and in it he offered a critique of Veddw. Amongst other things (get the book..) he said: ‘The avenue in the meadow should lead somewhere, perhaps through a gate or an arch into the shade of the Cotoneaster Walk’.

Meadow, Veddw. 1 with Turkish hazel late season

Going Nowhere.

I agreed, and he wasn’t the only person to have mentioned it. But I couldn’t see how to resolve the problem. [..read more..]

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The bars of a prison

June 20, 2013
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There’s a convention in the cultural world that people shouldn’t respond to criticism of their work. That no doubt had its merits once, but the world is livening up and dialogue is increasing everywhere as a result of the web. For the garden world this should, at long last, mean that issues can get thoroughly […]

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Drought or Drown – what not to plant?

April 14, 2013
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Noel Kingsbury has just published a piece in the Telegraph online, wonderfully identified in the link as ‘Middle Column Puff’ , about rainier gardening. It’s about gardening in the New Wet and follows his previous, recent piece about how we still need to save water even if it is a bit wet. I confess I have ended […]

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Review of Veddw House Garden by Noel Kingsbury

February 3, 2011

  The following review of Veddw was taken from Gardens Illustrated, November 2006. Listening to the praise of visitors is always pleasant for garden owners who open their gardens to the public. Send to Kindle

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