Very early in the morning on a baking hot day in July, I had the pleasure of meeting and photographing Becky Crowley, head of the cutting garden at Chatsworth House, on assignment for The Times LUXX magazine.
The images were published alongside Charlie McCormick's words in early September:
"Becky Crowley is taking a rare moment to sit down and enjoy the view. We’re on a bench painted in Chatsworth blue, the estate’s traditional colour, amid the three-acre kitchen garden – just one small part of the impressive 105-acre gardens at Chatsworth, the fabled Derbyshire home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire. Crowley, a happy and humble practitioner who is modest and yet bang on trend, runs the Chatsworth flower-cutting garden. In the few short years since she arrived it has become one of the most talked-about flower-growing gardens in Britain....."