Press

Stuart’s projects have featured in a number of leading publications. In this section you can download and read the articles in PDF format.

Stuart in the media…

Monty Don’s Italian Gardens

Watch a video of Stuart's work on the BBC television series.

The Best Gardens in Italy - A Traveller's Guide

The Best Gardens in Italy

The Best Gardens in Italy – A Traveller’s Guide

The long drive up to Torrecchia unfurls along a nut avenue and then through meadows of wild flowers, backed by misty hills. The view opens out onto….

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Italy's Private Gardens - An inside view

Italy's Private Gardens

Italy’s Private Gardens – An inside view

La Torrecchia was once a melancholy thing – a ruined castle surrounded by a medieval village, deserted, forgotten and covered in ivy…

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Monty Don, Great gardens of Italy

Monty Don, Great Gardens of Italy

Monty Don, Great gardens of Italy

My connection with Torrecchia is tenuous but personal. When I was beginning to make my own garden in Herefordshire in the mid-1990s I rang Pershore College to see if they had any students keen to do part-time work for me…

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Dream Garden, Homes and Gardens magazine, August 2015

Homes & Gardens Magazine

Dream Garden, Homes and Gardens magazine, August 2015

Article in Homes and Gardens magazine where Stuart discusses the design principals in an enclosed garden at Torrecchia Vecchia…

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Paradise Regrown, Telegraph Magazine

Paradise Regrown, Telegraph Magazine

I didn’t speak a word of Italian, not even ‘ciao’, said Stuart Barfoot, describing his nervous anticipation as he headed to Torrecchia in 1998 to take up the job of head gardener…

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Magiche ispirazioni – magical inspiration

Magiche ispirazioni

Magiche ispirazioni – magical inspiration

Il Giaroino di Torrccehia è una creatura molto amata e ben accudita. Come ogni forte personalità ha diverse chiavi di lettura. li suo tema natale è legato al paesaggio che lo circonda…

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