Garden Note #50: Valerie Finnis


When my grandfather died, I remember visiting his green house and his potting shed for the last time. I felt close to him looking at his garden tools and clay pots. The same can be said for these photos of British master gardener/photographer Valerie Finnis‘ home. Although she died in 2006, her spirit still pervades these rooms.


(Photos by Jan Baldwin for World of Interiors)

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2 thoughts on “Garden Note #50: Valerie Finnis

  1. Chelsea,

    Just picked this April 2009 issue up last night…mainly for the photos of Finnis’ home. It exudes so much personality- rumpled sofas, lots of paintings, etc. Sadly, the house is now disbanded.

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