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Some Recent Articles

Daily Telegraph, 3 October 2020

Lockdown has cultivated a new green revolution

If you have bought a houseplant during the Covid-19 crisis, you are not alone. 

Town & Country, Winter 2020

Fronds with benefits

Indoor plants may have found new popularity in the Instagram age, but fashionable foliage has been used as diverting decoration in British homes since the reign of Queen Anne.

Daily Telegraph, 4 July 2020

When Beth met Derek: the gravel garden

In celebration of the launch of the exhibition, Derek Jarman: my garden's boundaries are the horizon at the Garden Museum, London, on 4 July 2020, Catherine writes about Jarman's influence on Beth Chatto's world-famous gravel garden.


The Plantsman, December 2018

Beth Chatto (1923-2018)

Following Beth Chatto's death earlier in 2018, Catherine Horwood examines the life of someone whose approach to growing plants made her one of the most influential gardening figures of the last hundred years


The English Garden, July 2018

Right Plant, Right Place

Catherine Horwood remembers Beth Chatto, the renowned nurserywoman, planting expert and author, who died in May this year

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