October 2018, Matthew Appleby of Hortweek, a publication I’ve been reading in print since I was in horticulture college, published this little overview of the Gardens of Peace being internationally designed and realised in the Hauts de France, Somme region of Northern France to mark the centenary of the end of the first World War. […]
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October 2018, the latest edition of The RHS, Royal Horticultural Society’s The Garden Magazine featured a lovely mention of the garden designers of The British Isles selected to represent, design and realise garden in the Somme Region of Northern France to mark the centenary of the end of WW1.
I’m due to speak at The Landscape Show, London September 2018 alongside Andrew Fisher Tomlin about the realisation of the Jardin de la Paix – a series of Peace Gardens in Northern France to commemorate the end of World War 1. The following is a little more on my being selected to represent Ireland, the realising […]
To quote France 3 TV News, Honor, again and again, but otherwise. A little everywhere in the Hauts-de-France and by next autumn, “Gardens of peace” will see the day. Created in places of conflict, they will embody renewal, peace after the war, and life turned towards the future. A poetic way to remember our ancestors and what we do […]
This by Anthea McTiernan appeared in The Irish Times Sunday 5th August 2018. The Irish landscaper building a war memorial garden in France. Garden at the Château de Péronne will mark the Irish contribution in WW1.
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