Througham Court Gardens in the Cotswolds are quite simply remarkable!
Originally developed by Norman Jewson in the 1930s as an Arts & Crafts garden, the property has been significantly developed since 2000 by the present owners Christine Facer Hoffman FLS a quite remarkable woman scientist, landscape architect, product designer, horticulturist, author and freelance
The New English garden now available in German with Througham Court garden on the front cover...
Christine Facer's Vista presentation at the Garden Museum provided insight into the way in which she has bridged the worlds of science and art in her symbolic landscapes. A former Parasitologist and latterly alumni of Pickard School of Garden design, she practices in contemporary landscape design.
Christine Facer's Vista presentation at the Garden Museum provided insight into the way in which she has bridged the
A new gate leading from the garden to the meadow and valley beyond is being designed. The design takes as inspiration fractal geometry and the self-similarity of a branching tree and other fractal features of the landscape.
Distinguished garden writer, Tim Richardson, has chosen THROUGHAM COURT garden as a significant garden made in the past decade to be included in his new book published in September 2013."The Cotswold goes Cosmic" Is his introductory comment on the garden!
Christine has been awarded a coveted BALI award in the 2013 DESIGN EXCELLENCY category for the landscaping of Maggie's Cheltenham
A beautifully illustrated and written overview of the gardens at Througham Court from 1930 to present day.
S11 THROUGHAM COURT GARDEN TOUR
"Christine Facer Hoffman, scientist turned landscape architect, gives an exclusive and personal tour of her spectacular gardens at Througham Court near Miserden, which are inspired by scientific facts and theories. A garden for the 21st century, it includes the Cosmic Evolution Garden, Fibonacci's Walk, Chiral Terrace, the Six (Scientific) Pillars of Wisdom and much more.
BBC News Gloucestershire: “Duchess of Cornwall opens the new £2.3m Cheltenham Maggie’s Cancer Care Centre, October 19th 2010. The Duchess being shown around the centre and its garden with Dr Christine Facer (Landscape Architect of centre) and Sir Richard McCormac (Architect of centre).”