WHO?: JAMES HITCHMOUGH WHY? Because he brings botanical observation from plant communities in wild places into experimental and successful planting mixes in UK. This defeats the drear in public spaces: take the planting…
WHO? Antony Gormley WHY? For his exploration of the space that a body occupies. Please do follow us!
WHO? Martha Schwartz WHY? Transforming urban spaces and attitudes to them. Look out for Massar Children’s Discovery Centre, Damascus opening 2012. Please do follow us!
WHO? Carol Klein WHY? Artist and plantswoman extraordinaire. Please do follow us!
WHO? ANTONY GORMLEY WHY? Because his installation at White Cube, Mason’s Yard was the coolest thing I saw last month. Please do follow us!
WHO? THIERRY HUAU WHY? This man is behind the rebuilding of Beirut. Please do follow us!
WHO? BETH CHATTO WHY? As Vidal Sassoon was to hairdos so Beth Chatto is to the garden. Please do follow us!
WHO? Richard Mabey WHY? Because he has championed our native flora and fauna. He writes beauttifully and makes me feel shivery with excitement about our British natural history. Please do follow us!
WHO? Dan Pearson WHY? Because he is articulate, a top notch plantsman and good looking too. He walks quietly through the landscape and takes what he sees in nature as the inspiration for his garden making. Please do follow us!