Crocus chrysanthus ‘Zwanenburg Bronze’ is lighting up the garden amidst the leaf litter.
February already, and the garden is quietly beginning to slough off its slumbers as the days draw out once more.
I’ve missed most of this autumn, one way or the other.
As summer draws towards a close, these are some of my highlights from the borders.
In the spring, I found myself captivated by a container planting scheme in a magazine.
Faith, our cat, has been missing for ten days now.
This week, the UK is enjoying a mini heatwave. The sudden high temperatures and humidity are a little challenging to work and sleep in, but mostly welcome after the drab and cool start to our summer so far.
May has skipped past with its usual quickstep.
Spring brings increased vigour and determination, as winter’s sleepy plans are discarded, refined or set in motion.
I’m quite intrigued at the comparison between my Salvia ‘Kate Glen‘ plants; two of which have overwintered in the garden, while the other I potted up and kept in our unheated greenhouse.