Tania developed her love of gardening after success with a packet of ipomoea seeds in Ibiza. Stints gardening at Tintinhull for Penelope Hobhouse and Barnsley House in the late 80s preceded a design course at the Chelsea Physic Garden where she met her husband the botanist, Dr. Jamie Compton. Tania spent 12 years as Gardens Editor for British House & Garden before resuming work as a designer.She is a Trustee of the Garden Museum and spends spare hours over-planting 6 acres of wild and unruly meadow in Wiltshire.
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