There are too many Clematis around to write about, but here are a few that have recently caught my attention.
‘Aristocratic weeds’ is a very useful term coined by Scottish gardener Ken Cox. Here’s one of my favourite aristocratic weeds…
Autumn brings more subtle colours into the garden, but there’s still plenty to enjoy, like this remarkable tree…
Violas are usually thought to be bedding plants or possibly plants for an alpine trough, but what about in the borders…?
Is ‘big’ really ‘better’? Reginald Farrer might not have thought so, but in more recent times opinions have changed.
A shrub/tree for late summer flowers, good bark and a decent rate of growth. What’s not to like?
In May 2019 I visited a new garden in Somerset. Here are my thoughts…
You know when you see a brilliant planting combination and think “why didn’t I think of that”?!
Since Geranium ‘Rozanne’ appeared the other blue Geraniums seem to have been forgotten.
It can be difficult to keep up with name changes; hopefully this post will help.