I've been letting loose with secateurs this week, buying conifers and dreaming of loganberry jam.
The garden is a great diversion from world events and this week the only super spreaders on my mind are in the rock garden. Alpines with a spreading habit have been slowly colonising stone nooks and crannies in the new rock garden.
Sunny days and mellow sunshine highlight the flowers of late summer that save the best to last. Here are some of my favourites for late summer colour.