First Crocus

First Crocus

Crocus chrysanthus ‘Zwanenburg Bronze’ is lighting up the garden amidst the leaf litter.

Glint

Glint

February already, and the garden is quietly beginning to slough off its slumbers as the days draw out once more.

Fizz

Fizz

As summer draws towards a close, these are some of my highlights from the borders.

Hot

Hot

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.

Indoor Outdoor

Indoor Outdoor

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.