Sunday Special

A Sunday afternoon perfect for gardening – blue sky, fluffy white clouds, sunshine and a brisk north-easterly wind, sharp enough to cut you in half. A good enough reason for pottering in the shelter of the greenhouse. As soon as you open the door you are enveloped in the perfume of these lovely purple iris. […]

Realising the Vision

Creating a Garden 2: the Grand Tour Although we have clear blue skies, the sun still slinks low over the horizon and its weak winter rays are insufficient to penetrate the frost. This is a garden tour that bears no resemblance to a wonderful Sunday afternoon amble around a perfect English Yellow Book Garden. There […]

Week of Flowers

Day Five 26 November 2020 You can discover a host of wonderful photographs of summer flowers posted by gardeners who are participating in Cathy’s Week of Flowers challenge to brighten these grey days by sharing their favourite and most colourful flowers from their 2020 gardens. I may be stretching the brief a little here, but […]