Press days at RHS flower shows are always a mixed bag for me. I am inspired and enthused by torrents […]
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Potting Solitaire: A Moving Account of the Summer of 16
As I write, the radio is wittering on about possible snow storms, and raindrops are skittering across my study’s skylight, a glum, grey […]
Friday Flora – Gentiana spp
This week I nipped up to Yorkshire to give a talk, it was great fun and my hosts were so […]
Ferruginous and Crinkly – RHS Hampton Court Flower Show
If it’s July it must be Hampton Court. RHS Hampton Court Show is a big site, with a wide variety […]
Chipping Campden Open Gardens 2016
Chipping Campden is a large village/small town quilted into the Cotswolds like a button on an overstuffed Victorian chair and like all […]
A garden full of sculptures for Oxfordshire Artweek
On Bank Holiday Monday Chris and I went to the last day of “Sculpture at Kingham Lodge” in the nearby […]
Fine bone structure – a garden on the threshold of spring.
My aunt phoned me and proposed a garden visit. It being early March we soon realised, after the initial burst […]
Pane relief – a tale of two glasshouses. Well, fourteen actually.
My beloved wooden greenhouse, painted a dusty green called “Sargasso”, is not very big but it’s the biggest we could afford when we moved […]