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Hello from the International Garden Cities Institute!


Hello! Well Spring has sprung – or at least started to. With longer days, spring flowers and new green leaves everywhere it’s a lovely promise of things to come.


Hello!  I want to share some of the things we have been doing on the research and education front at the International Garden Cities institute over December 2018 and January 2019.  I hope you are bearing up to the wintery conditions – as I write this I have been enjoying today’s


Hello! Well winter is really upon us now, and as I type this I can see dark bare tree branches from my window and a grey and gloomy November sky.


Academic director’s blog - August September 2018


Hello!  I hope your summer is going well and you are not too hot. There has been some pretty intense heat since I last wrote and I’ve been clinging to the shade and wearing my broad brimmed straw hat a fair bit.


Well, summer is starting to make its presence felt here at the International Garden Cities Institute.


Hello! It seems spring has sprung (ish). It’s cold and wet while I write this but the blossom is out and new green leaves are making an appearance: always a welcome transition after the long darkness of winter.


Hello! In my last blog I foreshadowed our first very welcome steps into spring but it seems I was a little precipitate! More snow is forecast as I write this blog in mid March 2018 so the wait for warmth and green shoots continues.


I hope you all had a restful Christmas period and avoided the dreaded flu which seems particularly bad this year. For me it’s reached that stage of winter when you start to think – well this has been going on for long enough now.


Hello! Well, the last vestiges of autumn seem to be departing now. It’s been really cold, with snow falling and icy pavements underfoot, while shorter days provide a foretaste of deeper winter to come.