Author Archive | Phillip Townshend

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Glamour in the Garden

I know we have heard a lot over recent years about bringing the garden indoors and conversely, bringing the living room outdoors. The various influencers who’ve been telling us about this couldn’t be more correct when it comes to a perfect fit with our modern lifestyle.         We also have seen an […]

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Gardening Wisdom – Quotes from a Green Perspective

Well, it seems that the rain here in Melbourne these past few weeks has been continual and I now understand the frustration that Northern Hemisphere gardeners experience during the colder months when snow prevents you from getting outside and into the garden. However, instead of undertaking maintenance of gardening tools (and other similarly mundane items) […]

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Balcony Gardening Trends for 2016

Romeo, Romeo where for art thou Romeo . . . or all that’s good in balcony gardening this year! As usual at this time of year I have started with our usual pilgrimage to IPM Essen in Germany. Fortunately, as opposed to previous years, the weather was quite benign (almost balmy) which made the trip […]

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