Ghita Ohmann

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Hedgehogs at Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

Britain's favourite mammal the hedgehog has a royal invitation to next week's Hampton Court Palace garden show<p>These days, you rarely visit a flower show without seeing a smattering of wildlife-friendly gardens. Lately at Chelsea you can't move for naturalistic, meadow-style planting, while habitats …

Tudor gardens bloom once more

Sandra Lawrence discovers how Henry VIII's jousting grounds became abundant kitchen gardens at Hampton Court<p>James II's gardener claimed a salad should contain no fewer than 35 ingredients. This would be a challenge for today's chefs, even with the range on offer at supermarkets, but apparently …

Garden Visit: At Home With Canada’s Favorite Garden Writer

Gardening is not in my family or in my blood. But one fine morning nearly 30 years ago, the sun slanted seductively into my Toronto backyard and my …

Landscaping

10 of the best roses to grow - Telegraph

A Romantic Garden at the Edge of the Sea in France

Located in Normandy near the seaside city of Cabourg, famous both for its mild winters and for being the real-life inspiration for Marcel Proust’s …

Landscaping

Stitch and Hammer: Denim and Stripes Apron

With so many beautiful aprons out there, it’s hard to single out just one. But I’ve had my eyes on this handsome denim and stripes apron …

Sewing

The Garden Designer Is In: Kim Hoyt Architecture/Landscape

This week, Kim Hoyt and Evelyn Zornoza of Kim Hoyt Architecture/Landscape (members of the Remodelista Architect/Designer Directory) discuss a garden …

A Danish Summerhouse Garden

A London food editor becomes a creature of habit in Denmark at his summer house (even in winter, it turns out): “We spend all day, most days, …

North London

Design Sleuth: 7 Sources for Brooklyn’s Most Beautiful Roses

Since we moved into our tiny apartment in Brooklyn Heights two years ago, I’ve been enjoying a love affair with my neighbors’ roses. Beginning in …

Cape Cod

The 7 Best Climbing Roses for Your Garden

The best climbing roses have a wild side. Consider the one in my backyard. It covers a large crab apple tree that I disdain but for one attribute: it …

Design Sleuth: A Very Green Garage

When it comes to improvement projects, a first step for many renovators is to try to remove invasive vines, but for Act Romegialli Architects in …

Tag: Garden Visits

Landscaping Ideas: A Classic Cottage Garden on Cape Cod<p>by Justine Hand<p>Garden Remodel: A Landscape in Progress on the Coast of Scotland<p>by Christin …

English Gardens

A Purple and Green Planting Scheme: Neisha Crosland’s Spring Garden

A visit to textile designer Neisha Crosland’s London garden is always an opportunity for sleuthing eyes to uncover what may have inspired her latest …

Hijo in Austin: A Garden Shop in a Shed at Jardineros Nursery

The new version of “Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon” might as well be the “Six Degrees of Liz Lambert,” at least if you’re living in the Southwest. Good …

Required Reading: Beth Chatto’s 5 Favorite Flowers for a Gravel Garden

The first thing that strikes me on entering garden designer Beth Chatto’s gravel garden in Essex early in the morning is the scent of herbs. Thyme? …

Landscaping

Euphoric Over Euphorbia: 5 Perennials Every Garden Needs

Every now and then, during the course of the year, I like to take a sideways glance at my own garden, but also the gardens that I visit, walk past, …

Gardening

Taking ‘Bread and Roses’ Literally in Brooklyn

A hundred years ago when some women workers used the rallying cry “Bread and Roses” during a strike at textile mills in Massachusetts, they were …

Bread

12 Tips for Growing Cutting Flowers from Barberry Hill Farm

Twenty years ago, when Kelly and Kingsley Goddard started farming together on the land that Kingsley’s family had owned for generations, Kelly wanted …

Gardening

The Ultimate UK Getaway: 1 Hour From London, But a World Away at Gravetye Manor

For those of us who crave an English arcadia with the prospect of high tea, Gravetye Manor in West Sussex (one hour away from London by train) would …

Arts and Crafts movement

Helmingham Hall in Suffolk: Shouldn’t Every Garden Have a Moat?

The highly sought after British garden designer Xa Tollemache discovered an affinity for landscape design while overseeing her own gardens at …

Instant Taps for Your Raised Garden Beds

Here’s a solution to the ongoing problem of having to drag hoses and sprinklers around your garden beds: Aquacorner, an instant tap for your raised …

Uli Lorimer, Native Plant Whisperer

What’s well behaved, and what’s a takeover artist? If you’re looking to add native plants to your garden, you’d be well served to spend some time …

New Jersey

The Source: Where to Find the Next “It” Plants

Where do British garden designers get their ideas? From Derry Watkins, owner of Special Plants, near Bath, in southwest England. By only selling …

Landscape Ideas: 8 Favorite Gardens by Dutch Designer Piet Oudolf

One way to get a glimpse of Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf’s romantic view of ruin? Join the Disney-size crowds who are shuffling along the …

Landscaping

The Best Secret Garden in Barcelona

Twenty four years ago, Spanish artist and animator Javier Mariscal discovered an abandoned leather factory on Barcelona’s rundown east side. The …

Clues to Catalonia: Bettie Webster’s Garden

When Bettie Webster first came to Menorca, one of the Balearic Islands close to Barcelona in Spain, there were just a few houses and automobiles, and …

Balearic Islands

An Unexpected Spanish Castle, on the South Carolina Coast

Atalaya Castle fits one stereotype of antebellum mansions in the American South–the bigger and grander, the better. But in its Moorish Revival style …

Ask the Expert: How to Create a Beautiful Edible Garden

The steps to creating a kitchen garden sound deceptively easy: build some raised beds, plant vegetables, harvest. Recently when we featured LA garden …

Gardening

The New English Garden, by Tim Richardson

Tim Richardson is Britain’s leading garden thinker, contributing to every garden journal of note and directing the Chelsea Fringe Festival when not …

English Gardens

At Home With Prince Charles: A Garden Ramble

On arriving at Highgrove, home of the Prince of Wales, you can’t help feeling a little excited. Tickets are not easy to come by and a passport is …

Prince Charles