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Beth Chatto

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Beth Chatto leaves us aged 94.
She died peacefully at home with family.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-44108301

There’s more about her life in the link.

What a wonderful pioneering lady she was, her gardens are inspirational to all those that visit. How marvellous to still be able to walk round the grounds, checking on things, giving instructions & enjoying the many lovely sights to be seen. This she did right up into her 90’s.
RIP, Beth.

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Inspirational lady.

15 May, 2018

 

Have bought several of her books.... Sadly never been able to visit her garden.

15 May, 2018

 

How sad,Her gardens are beautiful,and even in her later years she enjoyed them.

15 May, 2018

 

She taught us to put plants in their natural habitat.
Shade loving plants in shade spaces etc.

RIP Beth.

15 May, 2018

 

She was inspirational and what a beautiful legacy she has left behind for all of us to enjoy.

15 May, 2018

 

Thanks for letting us know.
How sad, my hero! Her books are amazing and her shared knowledge of plants and inspiration will carry on in my garden.
Beth Chatto's mantra has always been 'The right plant in the right place'.

15 May, 2018

 

Sad to lose her but her inspiration & knowledge will live forever as she continues to inspire us through her books & gardens. A life well lived.

15 May, 2018

 

Amazing gardener such an inspiration to so many. RIP

16 May, 2018

 

Very sad but she lived and loved her gardens right up to the end, inspired so many in her lifetime...

16 May, 2018

 

Isn't it great though that an individual's knowledge lives on

16 May, 2018

 

Thanks Green finger - a tribute to a gracious lady. A few years ago I was enjoying coffee with friends in front of the café at Beth Chatto's garden, and she came out of her bungalow, walked past us and said "Good morning" - a treasured memory!

16 May, 2018

 

She was such a lovely lady. An excellent creative gardener. She was also a well known Flower Arranger. She demonstrated at our local Flower Club several times.
Rest in peace Beth Chatto

16 May, 2018

 

A treasured memory indeed, Sheila.

16 May, 2018

 

Thanks for letting us know. Why don't they put things like this on the news instead of the rubbish they gabble all the time.

16 May, 2018

 

Probably because she wasn't a celebrity or a pop artist, agree about the rubbish they gabble on about.

16 May, 2018

 

that is indeed sad news. I have been away so not seen any news for 4 days.

I also have never been to her garden but I hope her garden will be open for future generations.

18 May, 2018

 

Yes, I’m sure it will Seaburn: the Beth Chatto Garden is now run by her granddaughter.

18 May, 2018

 

thanks for that Sheila. One day I will visit.

19 May, 2018

 

That nice,Sheilabub,that her granddaughter runs it,I didn't know.

20 May, 2018

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