The plants in this week's diary are linked by the letter P. Pond plants, potatoes, passionflowers, pineapples, and pelargoniums.
The rock garden is really starting to fill out and there are more stars vying for attention than a Hollywood award ceremony. These six are top of the bill this week.
Wild orchids thrive in a chalk soil nature reservce called the Ragpits at Aston Clinton. I visited this week to see four types of orchid and huge Roman snails.
I almost didn't post this week as I was in a bit of a funk yesterday. I took myself off to the garden though, saw what was blooming in there and I was instantly inspired to share with you all. May is a fabulous month when the plants really start [...]