Sunday Telegraph's gardening writer dies

Popular gardening and interiors writer Elspeth Thompson died last Thursday at the age of 48, reporte

Thompson was the newspaper's gardening correspondent since 1996. She began her stint with the "Urban Gardener" column in the Sunday Telegraph magazine.

She also wrote interiors and crafts articles for the Life and Stella magazines. Thompson is survived by her husband Frank and five-year-old daughter Mary.