I think he is up there with Beth Chatto and Christopher Lloyd as a garden writer - how is this for a description of sunflowers laid low by a storm -
The sunflowers were smashed and shattered....their faces lying in the mud like a legion of freshly felled soldiers.
See the whole article at http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2011/oct/16/dan-pearson-sunflowers-tall-plants
Thank you Oxlip for the link http://www.oxlip.com
I expect I shall be doing more garden reading than actual gardening for a bit. Do you have a favourite garden writer to recommend?