Treading Lightly

from the blog of Jason Ingram Photography – This is the garden of Piers & Louise from Garden & Wood, apart from having the most beautiful garden, they also sell antique and vintage garden tools, garden furniture and garden ephemera. This was shot for Gardens Illustrated and appeared in the July 2012 issue.

Collecting Classic and Vintage Tools

What could be nicer than using a garden tool that has stood the test of time and is perfectly fit for purpose. Collector Louise Allen of Garden & Wood shares a few of her favourites and gives tips on starting your own collection. Tools for the flower border Antique tools often highlight the ingenuity of 

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The Stuff of Dreams

The perfect little potager at Dreamers Cottage is a brilliant backdrop to a thriving vintage garden business Those of us stuck behind a desk may dream of pottering in the garden all day, but when your profe ssional life is devoted to plants, how does your own plot fare? When Louise Allen and Piers Newth 

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Glorious Gardenalia

An Oxfordshire couple with a love of vintage is faithfully bringing new life to old tools, furniture and ephemera.   Piers Newth’s Oxfordshire workshop smells of wax polish, wood shavings, hot metal and fresh paint. On the bench is a much-loved 1930s border fork with a broken handle, which he is skilfully restoring by splicing 

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