Tag Archives: William Robinson

The Holwood Oaks

It’s a complete truism that London used to be a relatively small place, with a great deal of naturally occurring ‘green belt’ both between the City and Westminster, and also between London and the surrounding villages, often used for market … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Biography, Botany, Gardens, History, London, Natural history, Printing and Publishing | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Garden Work for Every Day

Back in the day, I was involved in reissuing several books by the polemical garden writer William Robinson (1838–1935), he of Gravetye Manor. The Wheel of Fortune having nudged on a bit, I am now spending a few hours each … Continue reading

Posted in Botany, Gardens, History | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments