Rocks into water

A river runs through it. Sort of.

In your own garden, reality isn’t the point. I think it’s more about making your own version of relaxing and beautiful and meaningful. Take dry creeks, for instance. They are so not a creek and yet they can convey a powerful sense of flowing water. And you can put one just about anywhere, even in…

A garden over troubled waters

Genius idea or disaster in the making? Ever since Thomas Heatherwick got the green light to span the River Thames with a pedestrian bridge lined with trees, flowers and meandering walkways, the project has been accumulating naysayers. Called the “most expensive footbridge in the world”, it’s also received plenty of negative feedback for its location and potential policy for limiting the size of…