october 2015


We talk to Philip Smith and David Straight about their new book, Vernacular, which takes a closer look at the (fascinating) everyday landscape of New Zealand. Learn about their inspiration behind the project and how it came about...click here
september 2015

We introduce you to Bill Blair, a traditional wood craftsman from New Zealand's South Island. Having recently featured on telly's Country Calendar, he tells us about his life and craft...click here
july + august 2015

We begin by looking at the wonderful Frida Kahlo garden exhibition currently showing in NYC. July is the time for pruning and we see how to prune a young apple tree. And finally we link to a brilliant clip on Robert Hart and his edible forest garden...click here
june 2015

We look back on our amazing trip to the Gibbs Farm sculptural park on the shores of the Kaipara Harbour in NZ. We also explore how our beautiful French baskets are hand made over several months by a true artisan...click here
may 2015

In this issue we show you how to make 'fat balls' to feed the birds with over the cold winter months. We also share our thoughts on our favourite houseplants and how to care for them. Finally we look at Dan Pearson's beautiful Best In Show garden at this years Chelsea Flower Show...click here
april 2015

We look back at Piet Oudolf's stunning courtyard garden within the Serpentine Pavilion in 2011; share photos of our most recent visit to the magnificent Auckland Winter Gardens and interview one of the UK's most recognised garden designers, Jinny Blom...click here