Tag Archive: garden

Christine Hawkins, Apothecary

Christine Hawkins is the owner of The Apothecary Room. Christine hand blends essential oils to make aromatic and therapeutic beauty products, and is based in a tiny village in Northamptonshire. I met Christine… Continue reading

Martin Currie, Raygun Consultant

Martin Currie is a film editor based in Sheffield. When he’s not editing films for corporate clients he can be found putting his creativity into a host of other projects. Martin’s the initiator and… Continue reading

Helen Rhodes, Artist

Helen Rhodes is an artist and designer who works from her studio in the village of Rothley in Leicestershire. Helen creates original paintings on paper using different media. They are highly decorative and colourful, simple… Continue reading

Jennie McCall, Artist

Jennie McCall is a sculptor working mainly with stoneware and bronze media, she also makes original pen and ink illustrations and limited edition giclee prints, has work in a number of collections and… Continue reading

Helen Hallows, Artist

Helen Hallows is a mixed media artist based in Long Eaton where she has a studio at the bottom of her garden.  Inspired by her environment she creates art works in ink, collage and stitch… Continue reading

The Watering Can

I’ve always wanted a long reach watering can – the sort that can easily stretch into the border and drench plants whilst looking purposeful and elegant. I’d wanted a galvanized can, until I… Continue reading

Secret Craft Fair & Garden Party

We held a Secret Craft Fair and Garden Party to celebrate the launch of The Refectory Table a few weeks ago. Pete and I set out to create a unique event that would fill our house and… Continue reading

Grow Zones

Earlier this year I heard about a new community initiative called Grow Zones.  It was ‘something to do with gardening, growing veg and getting help’.  As a gardener I’m fine when it comes… Continue reading

The Garden – June 2012

Popped out between the June showers to get few photos of the garden.  It’s looking lovely this year.  The perennials seem to be shooting up, but it’s proving to be a slow year… Continue reading

Maxine Greer – Artist & Designer

Maxine Greer brought a hundred and more of her white paper birds to the Club Tropicana clandestine cake club event earlier in July. Maxine installed The Flock in the kitchen and garden for people… Continue reading