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The Stuff of Dreams

The perfect little potager at Dreamers Cottage is a brilliant backdrop to a thriving vintage garden business Those of us stuck behind a desk may dream of pottering in the garden all day, but when your profe ssional life is devoted to plants, how does your own plot fare? When Louise Allen and [...]

The Stuff of Dreams2018-07-16T10:13:24+00:00

Treading Lightly

from the blog of Jason Ingram Photography – This is the garden of Piers & Louise from Garden & Wood, apart from having the most beautiful garden, they also sell antique and vintage garden tools, garden furniture and garden ephemera. This was shot for Gardens Illustrated and appeared in the July 2012 issue [...]

Treading Lightly2018-07-15T17:19:31+00:00

How I Antique

Antique Garden Tool Restorers and Dealers Louise Allen and Piers Newth of ‘Garden And Wood’ Chat Flower Pickers, Secateurs, Watering Cans and The Joy of Ephemera. DOWNLOAD pdf. L: We live in a 17th century cottage. There are no overhead wires in our village – they were all buried in the 1970s – [...]

How I Antique2018-07-15T17:18:27+00:00

Collecting Classic and Vintage Tools

What could be nicer than using a garden tool that has stood the test of time and is perfectly fit for purpose. Collector Louise Allen of Garden & Wood shares a few of her favourites and gives tips on starting your own collection. Tools for the flower border Antique tools often highlight the [...]

Collecting Classic and Vintage Tools2018-07-16T10:18:01+00:00