Henk Gerrritsen was a brilliant garden designer who never got to see his full potential. His gardens are about the battle between man and nature; a battle that man should enjoy losing. In his gardens he lets weeds takeover: Hogweed; Bindweed and Hemlock… because their beauty and their terrifying triphid-like features mesmerized him …I would … Continue reading Gardening is a political act… Don’t do it in a bubble.
For me, Church farm was love at first sight. What I fell in love with was the sheer untamed brutal wilderness of the place. It was a site on the brink of ruin, brimming with the romance of a history lost and nature’s repossession. One thing was clear: I didn’t want to lose this romance … Continue reading The Romance begins