Gardens

Finding inspiration in gardens
  • Plant Art Brings A Touch of Leafy Joy to Homes

    Plant art Plant Parade printHaving grown up in a flower shop, plants have always been part of my life. Over the years, the number of plants sharing my home has fluctuated, largely according to the space available, but they’ve always been there. Recently, there has been a resurgence of plant love across the globe. With this in mind, we decided to commission some plant art to help bring a little more botanical joy to your homes.

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  • Gifts for Gardeners and Garden Lovers that Stand out from the Crowd

    Gifts for gardeners felt vegetable decorationsGifts for gardeners can be a tad samey, so we’ve pulled together some garden and botanical inspired gifts that stand out from the crowd. Gardening is such a pleasurable pastime. Whether, like us, you have pocket-handkerchief sized courtyard, or are lucky enough to have flowerbeds galore, gardening is good for the soul. Even if you can only stretch to a window box, the process of growing something from seed or watching plants blossom is so heart warming.

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  • Botanical Inspiration - Exploring Great Dixter Gardens

    Botanical inspiration Great Dixter dahliasSources of inspiration for our quirky homeware store are rich and varied, but gardens are pretty high up there. One of our favourite local gardens for botanical inspiration is Great Dixter, just up the road in Northiam, East Sussex. You would be hard pushed to do a cartwheel in our tiny courtyard, so we love to visit 'proper' gardens from time to time. Wandering around a garden oasis for a couple of hours makes us ridiculously happy and provides inspiration galore!

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  • Delighting in Seaside Gardens

    Seaside gardens Derek Jarman's Cottage DungenessWhen we planned our move from London to Hastings many moons ago, seeking out a home with a garden was way up there on our list of priorities. In London, our only outside space was the local pub’s beer garden. We now felt ready for a few flowerbeds of our own - although not quite grown up enough for a lawnmower. With visions of wonderful seaside gardens dancing in our heads we set about our search.

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