The Thomas Lord Pub Garden, featured in The English Garden Magazine

Richard Taylor, also co-owned and revitalised The Thomas Lord pub in Hampshire for six years, which earned national recognition for its commitment to locally sourced food, featuring in national press, publications such as Michelin Red Guide, Country Life Magazine (nominated for best British pub award), Alistair Sawday's Pub Guides (voted one of his top 12 pubs) and winning 2 AA Rosette Awards several years consecutively. 

The potager and flower gardens designed by Richard, also won much recognition in both local and national press, including The English Garden Magazine (featured) and attracted some more well known garden design motivated visitors, including Alan Titchmarsh, Kim Wilkie, Sarah Raven, Andy Sturgeon, Anne Marie Powell and Joe Swift.