Monthly Archives: June 2013

Forbury Gardens in Reading

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If you are ever at a loose end in Reading town centre try exploring Forbury Gardens. Initially constructed during the Victorian public park movement in 1854 when the botanical garden was created. The gardens purpose in the Victorian era were for relaxation, beauty and for public celebrations. They still provide the same purpose today popular […]

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Australians take out top Garden award at Chelsea Flower Show

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Philip Johnson, the gardens designer from Victoria in Southern Australia celebrated the top accolade on his first attempt at the top prize at the Chelsea flower show. The first Australians to win the top award in the shows 100 year history. The garden by Fleming’s nurseries in Monbulk won the sustainable design themed category. 18 […]

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