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Punch

Punch

Pinch punch, the first of the month… and Happy St David’s Day to one and all from not-so-sunny South Wales.

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.

Three

Three

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.

Kate Glen

Kate Glen

Regular visitors to this blog may have noticed that I am particularly fond of purple flowers, and also rather a fan of salvias.

Merlin

Merlin

In the third year since our purchase at the Malvern Spring Show, Dierama ‘Merlin’ has really found its stride this year.

Splash

Splash

There’s no denying that our terrace could do with weeding: however, the occasional interloper like this one makes me smile.