"Arne Maynard is one
of the most talented
garden designers
working in Britain
today. Whether in the
city or in the depths
of the country,
his gardens are a
magical combination
of architecture and
romance, the classic
and the contemporary,
and relate to their
surroundings in subtle
ways." Tricia Guild
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A gardener's journey

I journey to work each day on my bicycle. It is only a short twenty-minute ride from our home which is located in Usk, a small community town in Monmouthshire. The last few mornings have been fresh to say the least, so I am thankful of a few layers to keep out the chill


Winter rose pruning

Within the fabulous world of horticulture a span of ten years can be incredibly diverse, and the passage of time ebbs and flows with the passing of the seasons. Gardeners can witness and enjoy so many wonderful changes within the garden where flora and fauna intertwine and weave their magic.....


Garden Courses 2020

We are running a four day seasonal study day course at Allt y bela throughout 2020. Our first day takes place on Friday 27 March with further days in June, September and December. Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment.