The rockery really comes to life in June with billowing mounds of pretty flowers. including Erinus alpinus and helianthemum.
There aren't many advantages to the weather the UK is currently experiencing. We can only relax, head out with a brolly, and enjoy the flowers. Those un-battered by wind are preserved longer in cooler temperatures and are lasting so much longer than they would usually. That's a bonus in my [...]
We'll be visiting the four corner of my garden this week to see how things have survived winter and how others are lighting up spring. Tetrapanax corner The paper rice plants that I planted in this wall corner are bursting with healthy green leaves. I decided to cover these with [...]
I've no doubt many of us are feeling the loss of precious buds this week as temperatures dipped unseasonably below freezing. It's that funny time of year that keeps us gardeners on our toes, but how dull would it be if our climate were ploddingly predictable? The British climate can [...]