process of landscaping, re-planting and recreating
the neglected garden of an old house is one fraught
with difficult decisions. Gardening can be hard
at the best of times, but when you want to return
an old garden to its original state, then your path
can be difficult indeed.
section of this web site gives you some idea of
what you can expect - some of the decisions, the
difficulties, and the sheer joy of finally seeing
a garden restored, even if it isn't quite
to how it once was.
be using our own experiences at the nineteenth-century
garden of Nonsuch in Tasmania - a recreation of
an English garden in an Australian landscape - one
of the never-ending contradictions of returning
a garden to something approaching its original state.
a personal chronicle and photographs of our Nonsuch
experience, please visit the Nonsuch