The Thoughtful Gardener
“The landscapes we make outlast us by many years therefore they must be dignified with thought and love.”
Self-taught, and with a lifelong interest in natural landscapes, gardens, and architecture, Jinny Blom launched her landscape design practice in 2000 after 20 years as a psychologist. Today, she is one of the U.K.’s leading landscape gardeners—celebrated for her skill with plants, her spatial understanding, and an ability to create gardens that respond to the history of a site and its wider landscape. In formal walled spaces and contemporary installations, in town gardens and vast country estates, Blom pushes creative boundaries, incorporating unexpected design elements and a wide variety of styles.
With hundreds of gardens worldwide to her credit, Jinny Blom is celebrated internationally for her innovative and uniquely thoughtful work. A frequent contributor to U.K. and U.S. gardening and lifestyle publications, she is author of the bestselling The Thoughtful Gardener, An intelligent approach to garden design. Blom has designed five award-winning gardens for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, winning Gold in 2007.