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.
As summer draws towards a close, these are some of my highlights from the borders.
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.
There are many plants and combinations that are making me smile in our garden this week. Here are three that have caught my eye – and the camera.
Regular visitors to this blog may have noticed that I am particularly fond of purple flowers, and also rather a fan of salvias.
In the third year since our purchase at the Malvern Spring Show, Dierama ‘Merlin’ has really found its stride this year.
There’s no denying that our terrace could do with weeding: however, the occasional interloper like this one makes me smile.
In the summer of 2010, I was thrilled when a beautiful dark purple poppy pushed its way up through the building rubble by the house.