Green Living & Gardening
Patricia is a bit of a green freak (not tiresomely so, you understand), so it’s no great surprise that she writes a fair bit on the subject.
If it’s remotely to do with the environment, she'll cover it: sustainable living, green families, eco travel – you name it.
Patricia is also knowledgeable about gardens and vegetable-growing and has even opened her own garden to the public (never again, as it happens, but that’s another story).
If you’re looking for a lawn that will make the Joneses wilt with envy, now’s the time to get going in the garden. But creating your own piece of perfection doesn’t have to be time-consuming, as Patricia Carswell explains...
Alys Fowler : The Gardener
Interview by Patricia Carswell
Alys Fowler gardener, author and TV presenter - has made gardening accessible to all generations with her quietly radical, refreshing style. Here she shares her love of trees (and Westonbirt) and what inspires her to garden.
We got the power: How we created our own hydro-electric pump
"She's a thirsty bitch, but she'll keep you warm, mind." The plumber's verdict on our new, oil-fired boiler summed up our attitude to fuel when we moved to this draughty Welsh mill house four years ago.