In Loving Memory
of
Philip Swindells

 Philip's garden was the world--
buried mazes, ancient paths
gardens lost and long forgotten
in passing trends and wars.

His hands found the patterns,
the makers' meanings. With
walls rebuilt and plants restored
the gardens came into their own.

Philip did what others only dream--
to find the old and make it new again,
bringing beauty into fullness by
restoring, renewing, rewarding.

Generations forward may not know
that Philip Swindells lived and died,
but they will know the living glory
created by his loving hands.

Susanna Holstein
In memory of my cousin, Philip Swindells, who died
March 29, 2007

 

From his many friends and admirers around the world

Including
Kit & Ben Knotts, USA | Charles & Sally Thomas, USA
Billy Bates & Steve Kennon, USA | Lou Belloisy, USA
Dennis & Luana Mitchell, USA | Dan & Elizabeth Diaz, USA
Laura Adams, Koi & Water Garden Club of North Texas, USA
Stan Skinger, USA | Joel Police, USA | Paula Biles, USA
LouAnn Norman, USA | Mary Meeker, USA
Sean Stevens & Marc Mitchell, Canada | Glynda Simpson, USA
Stephen Hull, USA | David Curtright, USA | Helen Chaplin, Australia
Fernando Santos, Venezuela | Danny Benjamin, Israel
John Sou, Australia | Walt Verweij, Tanzania | Steve Cannon, France
Andrew Davis, USA | Suwanna & Rainer Gaide, Thailand
Luca Lubatti, Italy | Nan Bailey, Australia | Sharyn Munn, USA
Harro Hieronimus, Germany | Jim & Greta Thiele, USA
Peter Kacalanos & Suzanne Cherney, Switzerland
Larry & Sherry Nau, USA | Cristina van Bladel, USA
Joey Boggess, USA | Sally Williams, USA | Joyce Grigonis, USA
Barre Hellquist, USA | Paige Worthy, USA | Margaret Koogle, USA
Emilio Latorre, Colombia | Cindy Badder, USA
Dick & Sharon Schuck, Kelly Billing, USA | Jerry Esten, USA
Bob & Anne Passovoy, Midwest Pond & Koi Society, USA
Tim Davis, USA | Ti Kao, USA | Marilyn Collins, USA
Jorge Monteverde, Argentina | Patrick Stephenson, USA | Dawn Ruehs, USA
Rudy Ilmberger, USA | Monica Stewart, USA | David Starr, USA
Ovais, Pakistan | Dael & Malcolm Wright, New Zealand
Carolyn & Pat Lamond, USA | Bill & Kay Thrasher, USA
Illiana Garden Pond Society, USA | Steve & Heather Blessing, USA
Alberto Grossi, Italy | Noelene Pullen & Margaret Edwards, Australia
Tapani Mäenpää, Finland | Rachel Ooi, UK | Lynne Littlefield, USA
Sheila & Nicola Tierney, Australia | Gary & Linda Hogue, Canada
Larry & Kathy Hursh, USA | Kathy Pendleton, USA | Kevin Dinh, USA
Gianluca Bonomo, Italy | Mary Mirgon, USA | NR Sundaram, India
Scott Maddox, USA | John Barsanti, USA | Leonard Treat, USA
Lorenzo Caum, USA | Vivienne Loveday, New Zealand
Linda Minker, USA | Dieter Bechthold, Germany | Steve J. Heyn, USA
Becky Ewing, USA | Freek & Ina Vrugtman, Canada
Dr. Slearmlarp Wasuwat & Primlarp Wasuwat Chukiatman, Thailand
Don & Molly Reisner, USA | Donna Snyder, USA | Lawanna Thomas, USA
Michael J. Galada, USA | Maryvonne Tennent, Canada
Walter & Anne Pagels, USA | Donna Fish, USA | Susan Koss, USA
Eduardo Arathoon, Guatemala | Angie Vives, USA
Dennis & Donna Melcher, USA | Jeannie Hurnblad, USA
Marli Aparecida Guarino, Brasil | Joylin Guzman, USA
Norma & Lawrence Gedye, Australia | Saundra Harper, USA
Daryl Pulis, USA | Mark Prescott, USA | Juli S. Carbonell, Venzuela
Babs & Stan Ellinwood, USA | Robin Forbes, USA | Alan Shipp, UK
Barbara Davies, Cyprus | Pam Spindola, USA | Roger Bagley, Australia
Gesellschaft der Wassergarten-Freunde, Germany | Dave Wilson, Australia
Bill & Irene Heritage, UK | Rachael Ooi, UK | Enrique Bay-Schmith, Chile
Pablo Maccor & Soledad Dethiou, Argentina | Lynne Van Buskirk, USA
Rich Sacher & Bill Dailey, USA | Alan Montour, USA | Jean Hammond, USA
Bernard & Jenia Guedj, Israel | Anastasia Thrift, USA | Jerry Pesek, Brasil
Andreas Protopapas, Cyprus | George Cundiff, USA | James Knock, UK
Water Garden Society of Greater Kansas City, USA | Jill Marshall, UK
Andre Leu, Australia | Robyn Rhudy, USA | Derrick Ah Sing, USA
Susanna Holstein, USA | Stephen & Gina Connelly, USA
Marianne White, USA | Tom & Carla Connelly, USA
Judy Mathias, USA | Julie & Jackie Estes, USA
Joseph V. Tomocik, Denver Botanic Gardens, USA
Michelle Swindells, UK | Elaine & Jim Lawrie, USA
Vic and Sharon Pennisi, Australia | Ross and Anna Walters, Australia
Mario and Rosalie Costanzo, Australia | Ross Graham, Australia
Howard and Adelle Poole, Australia | Darryl and Michele Bartlet, Australia
Kathy and Darren Seeley, Australia | Chayne Walsh, Australia
John and Jill Finnochiario, Australia | Carlie and Marissa Patane, Australia
Craig and Cathy Larsen, Australia | Brian Sams, Australia
Kenwyn Pearson, UK | Duane Eaton, USA | Jill Marshall, UK
David Toyne, UK | Douglas Swindells, UK | Don Isaksen, USA
Angelika Kern, Austria | David Sutton, UK | Phil Tully, UK

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