Plews Garden Design in the Media

As well as the Plews eBooks and the award winning weekly blog, Plews Potting Shed, you can find Marie Shallcross and Plews published in these places: –  – A prestigious professional landscaping and horticulture reference site, begun by Alan Sargent in 2013. Marie’s articles from 2017 –


Living Quietly Magazine – Gardening articles and occasional short stories for the monthly magazine, national UK, 2018 –
Available online through Living Quietly, Readly and Kindle and also in print format


Sitting Spiritually – guest blog – Why is Seating in the Smaller Garden Important?

Since 2004 Sitting Spiritually have been making garden swing seats, day beds, pergolas, garden benches and rope swings. The only bespoke swing & bench maker licensed by the RHS, the company has a team of local artisans working with them.   Each swing seat is one of a kind, hand crafted and beautifully finished to an exceptional standard, from concept to delivery.


Plews Potting Shed – individual articles from this are regularly shared /appear in various eNewspapers, such as The Castle Hill Pottery Daily and Garden Design Unlimited on Twitter


Limited Edition Magazine – monthly magazine; hard copy delivered to residents of Beckenham, Bexley, Bexleyheath, Bromley, Chislehurst, Farnborough, Greenwich, Hayes, Keston, Orpington, Sevenoaks, Westerham; also available online; monthly gardening article by Marie; since 2016

The Beckenham Link – monthly magazine; hard copy delivered to residents of Beckenham; also available online; monthly gardening article by Marie; 2012 -2016

The Bromley Hub – online magazine and community website for London Borough of Bromley; monthly gardening article by Marie; 2012 – 2015

Chartwell Calendar 2014, National Trust – February 2014 photograph – snowdrops, taken at Churchill’s home, Chartwell in Kent


Garden visits: Chartwell  Plews Potting Shed gardening blog article about some of the winter garden delights at Chartwell, Kent

Homes and Gardens Magazine – ideas for spring bulb displays; March 2013

BR3 Magazine – monthly community magazine for BR3 postcode in the London Borough of Bromley; occasional topical gardening articles; 2011 – 2013

Caris Lettings – specialist gardening article ‘Getting the Rental Property Ready’; advice for landlords and letting agents; London; 2011

SE20 Magazine – monthly magazine; hard copy delivered to schools, homes and businesses in London SE20, Penge, and also Sydenham, Crystal Palace, Anerley, London Borough of Bromley; occasional topical gardening articles; 2009 – 2012

Families SouthEast – family orientated monthly magazine; hard copy delivered to schools, libraries and leisure centres in south east London; Bromley, Beckenham, Sydenham, Crystal Palace, Dulwich, Lewisham, Forest Hill, Penge; also available online; occasional topical gardening articles; 2008 – 2011

Marie’s photographs have also appeared (with permission!) in various articles, blogs and magazines written by others.


Plews Garden Design is an award-winning family run business offering Garden Design, Planting Designs, Gardening Lessons, Gardening Courses, Garden Consultancy and Advice to clients in London, Kent, Surrey, Sussex, Essex and the Home Counties and across the UK.

Plews Garden Design owner, Marie, has written and published eBooks and articles, and writes a weekly blog – Plews Potting Shed – on a range of gardening and garden related topics.

We frequently work with our sibling company, Plews Garden Landscaping to provide a “one stop shop” – the full garden design and landscaping package.