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View from Federal Twist · 1w ago

Book Review: The New English Garden by Tim Richardson

I met Tim Richardson, almost accidentally, last September in London. I’m republishing a review of his still very relevant The New English Garden. Take a look if you haven’t read it.   Tim Richardson’s new book, The New English Garden, is a beautifull...
View from Federal Twist · 2M ago

Late summer

What can I say? I’ve neglected to document the garden’s progress this summer. By way of co...
View from Federal Twist · 5M ago

Visiting Lianne’s Siergrassen – with Carolyn Mullet’s Dutch Wave Garden Tour

Last summer I visited gardens in The Netherlands as a member of Carolyn Mullet’s Dutch Wav...
View from Federal Twist · 5M ago

June 17 – Garden Conservancy Open Day at Federal Twist

Federal Twist will open for the Garden Conservancy Open Days on June 17 this year–earlier ...
View from Federal Twist · 8M ago

Creating nature … at the Chelsea Flower Show

(I visited the Chelsea Flower Show for the first time in 2015, as a member of Carolyn Mull...
View from Federal Twist · 9M ago

Garden Diary: late winter cleanup

This was the front garden on January 23. It lasted well into winter. But old growth must m...
View from Federal Twist · 9M ago

A place for melancholy

Perhaps I should title this post “In defense of melancholy.” Attracted by the mist and the...
View from Federal Twist · 9M ago

Part 3: Noël van Mierlo’s Balancing Act – with carexTours

As a member of Carolyn Mullet’s Dutch Wave tour in August 2016, I joined a simpatico group...
View from Federal Twist · 11M ago

Part 2 – Vlinderhof – with carexTours

As a member of Carolyn Mullet’s Dutch Wave tour in August 2016, I joined an extraordinary ...
View from Federal Twist · 11M ago

In praise of weather (again)

Old English dun, dunn, of Germanic origin; probably related to dusk … I think color is a g...