A totally different experience visiting the garden in June. I had a good few hours to scout around looking at outdoor locations and taking measurements. Herbaceous borders looking stunning. Things in the garden will be different again by September but I now have a much better idea of the lay-out and atmosphere of the place. It was also interesting to see all the visible signs of human intervention: staked trees, bamboo canes, wire support structures, labelling, planted out seedlings and so on. Think I’ve solved the materials dilemma for working outside…watch this space.