“Down the Garden Path” — Flower Magazine, June 2016
Many gardens are taking the modernist garden design approach today. However, Troy Rhone designs with a decidedly British accent, creating garden rooms with layered borders and expanses of green lawn. His designs feature impactful compositions and trained vines.
In this uniquely up-close interview with Troy Rhone, he delves into his history and his inspirations. The work of the early English landscape designers Vita Sackville-West and Gertrude Jekyll were two profoundly influential garden designers who affected the development of Troy’s style. What’s this garden designer’s favorite flower? Antique roses. Some of his favorites include ‘Crystal Fairy,’ ‘Perle d’Or,’ and ‘Climbing Pinkie.’ Troy loves them because they’ll thrive even with some neglect — so you enjoy all the benefits without the commitment.
Troy explains how he sees the modern world’s obsession with possessions as a tragedy. In our busy lives, we’re missing the cultural relevance of gardening. Read the full article “Down the Garden Path” — published by Flower Magazine in June 2016.