Designers and plant experts offer their recommendations to Barbara Segall. Published in Garden Design Journal in December 2022. As featured in the December 2022 issue of Garden Design Journal. Copyright Society of Garden Designers, sgd.org.uk
Tom Hoblyn’s plant lab
Working scientifically to adapt new planting to the very precise conditions of his own garden at Mansard House in Suffolk, designer Tom Hoblyn has painstakingly built up an in-depth knowledge of what works where, which he applies to his clients’ briefs, Barbara Segall writes in The English Garden January 2023 issue.
Resilient Trees: Which trees should we plant to revitalise and protect our landscapes?
As the climate changes, attacks by pests and pathogens increase and the urbanisation of our green spaces continues relentlessly, which trees should we be planting now, to revitalise and help protect the landscapes in which we live? Barbara Segall writes in Garden Design Journal. As featured in the October 2022 issue of Garden Design Journal. Copyright…
After Party: Autumn at Norfolk’s East Ruston Old Vicarage
Every year, Alan Gray and his husband Graham Robeson coax from their garden a colourfully ebullient last hurrah. As featured in the October 2022 issue of The English Garden.
Cool and Calm: John Davies’ rich tapestry of plants for a pocket garden – for Garden Design Journal
Pre-registered SGD member John Davies’ design for a small garden has given the new kitchen-dining room a gloriously natural setting and turned its owner into an enthusiastic gardener. Barbara Segall explores a unique garden in north London. As featured in the July issue of Garden Design Journal, copyright Society of Garden Designers, sgd.org.uk
‘I’ve created my own little cloister’ – Janey Auchincloss on developing her courtyard garden, for The Garden magazine
Barbara Segall interviews designer Janey Auchincloss about how she experimented to create her small Suffolk garden, for the RHS’s The Garden magazine.
Breathing Space: Rajat Jindal’s garden at Church Cottage, for The English Garden magazine
Constrained by city living, Rajat Jindal longed for freedom. He found that at Church Cottage in Suffolk, where areas of tightly clipped formality now contrast with an expansive natural meadow.
Why I love Suffolk for the East Anglian Daily Times
Barbara Segall was interviewed by Charlotte Smith-Jarvis as part of the ‘Love Where You Live’ series in the East Anglian Daily Times on 12 February 2022.
Building on Success: Suffolk’s Holm House, for The English Garden
The classic Janey Auchincloss design at Suffolk’s Holm House has been developed by the property’s new owners and is now maturing beautifully alongside a more recently acquired six-acre wildflower meadow with a tranquil lake at its heart. Barbara Segall’s article was published in the January 2022 edition of The English Garden magazine.
Ringing all the bells! An article on campanulas for Garden News magazine
Versatile campanulas will work everywhere, from the back of borders to hanging baskets, writes Barbara Segall for Garden News (3 July 2021). Campanulas, or bellflowers, come in a range of heights, from ground-level scramblers to tall and stately back-of-the-border favourites. There are more than 450 species, so there’s bound to be one or two that…