We got so carried away chatting when we popped round to see florist Anna Robinson and designer-builder Mark Vetch, that we almost forgot the reason for our visit.
If there’s anything that catches attention at Swoon HQ, it’s plants. Who knew that when our delivery from Patch arrived it would cause such a stir? “Where are these from?” “I like this one.” “Are we allowed to keep these?” “Can I take this one home?” And so on, and so forth.
When it comes to glorious weather, we’re obsessed, especially as it means we get to enjoy dinner, drinks and merriment outside. Epic BBQs, elegant garden parties, intimate courtyard dinners for two; whatever your al fresco style, the fun shouldn’t stop when (inevitably) the weather turns. Here’s how to keep outdoor dining alive, whatever the weather.