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‘The Spirit of the Woods’ show garden wins Gold at RHS Malvern Spring Festival

‘The Spirit of the Woods’ show garden designed by Peter Dowle from Howle Hill Nursery and featuring four of Dorset sculptor Simon Gudgeon’s creations has been awarded Gold and the Best Construction Award at the RHS Malvern Spring Festival. ‘The Spirit of the Woods’ is a garden that explores our spiritual connection with nature using […]








Plankbridge Hutmakers count down to Chelsea 2012

For Richard Lee and Jane Dennison, there have been many milestones along their journey to RHS Chelsea 2012. They are making the first ever shepherd’s hut to be exhibited in a Chelsea show garden, of which they are justifiably proud. Designed by Adam Woolcott and Jonathan Smith, the Plankbridge Hutmakers garden is an authentic Dorset […]








Tracy Chevalier advises Plankbridge on writer’s hut for Chelsea Flower Show

Dorset novelist Tracy Chevalier has been advising Plankbridge Hutmakers on the writer’s hut for their garden at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show. The special shepherd’s hut they are building for Chelsea has been adapted as a writer’s retreat in honour of Thomas Hardy, Dorset’s most famous writer. Scenes from Far From the Madding Crowd, including […]