Garden notes, designer eye blog
Garden and landscape design and history by Caroline Scaramanga
Garden Notes, designer eye Garden and Landscape, Design and History
- IN THE INTERIMby scaramangagd on 14/04/2020 at 7:57 pm
Whilst life seems to be on hold, static, plant life moves on as usual, ignoring social distancing, responding to the seasons and imparting a sense of relief with its rhythm in a chaotic world. In the interim between the early spring daffodils and the flowering of herbaceous planting, gardens can look devoid of much colour … Continue reading "IN THE INTERIM"
- Beyond the paleby scaramangagd on 06/04/2020 at 12:13 pm
As part of my first year of study, I had to research a garden. I chose one on the edge of the Ashdown Forest near where I live in Sussex. I had to begin with the history of the Forest itself, which I really enjoyed. Having lived within ten minutes of it for nearly twenty … Continue reading "Beyond the pale"
- Memorialsby scaramangagd on 20/03/2020 at 9:30 am
Walking along the beach at Tidemills, near Newhaven, the remains of the mills powered by the tide drew me back to the intensely moving Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, by New York architect Peter Eisenman, opened in 2005. The 2711 concrete slabs of differing sizes are set on a slope near the Reichstag. … Continue reading "Memorials"