Helen Riches Garden Design and Writing, Saffron Walden

Helen Riches garden designer and award winning garden writer, based in Saffron Walden, Essex, 12 miles from Cambridge, but also close to Suffolk and Hertfordshire. Creates beautiful, unique gardens. Garden writer and regular contributor to BBC Gardeners' World Magazine. Development of garden projects - specialises in container gardening. Garden stylist. Garden talks to garden clubs etc. Garden design courses, fun garden courses for all ages. Keen gardener. Garden has been open for the Yellow Book (National Garden Scheme - NGS).

Garden Talks


Fees: from £70 plus travel of 50p a mile. Willing to travel within approx 20 miles of Saffron Walden. See testimonials. Telephone 01799 502155 or email. Please note: Helen is taking a break from bookings until further notice.

breaking boundaries

breaking boundaries

An eclectic collection of walls, hedges and fences, captured on camera from Cambridge to California. An entertaining talk that will help you think about your garden boundaries in a completely different way!
illustrating gardens

illustrating gardens

Life as a garden writer, illustrator and designer. Lots of lovely garden pictures about life on the page & in the garden.
container gardening

container gardening

Things to think about before dashing to the garden centre! A fresh look at a popular subject.
border check points

border check points

Guidelines for border planning
Some useful rules to make this sometimes daunting task easy and fun.
open garden

open garden

The highs and lows of opening your garden to the public - a colourful account!
a critical look

a critical look

Garden appraisal
How to give your garden a thorough MOT. Bear all these points in mind and you will have the perfect garden!

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