Borde Hill

Four generations of the Stephenson Clarke family have created one of the great gardens of England. The plant-collecting enthusiasm of the garden’s founder continued in following generations with wonderful design and modern planting ensuring the best of gardens, one full of the exceptionally good plants organised and displayed in a perfectly pleasing setting.   Colonel … Continue reading Borde Hill

Yes, Gardening is Sexist and Personal!

A number of years ago I was guiding a small group of ladies, members of a visiting  garden club, around our own garden. All was going along pleasantly, I thought, until there was a loud “But!” followed by a pause when I looked at the lady’s face, her mouth open and an expression which said, … Continue reading Yes, Gardening is Sexist and Personal!