I love white flowers – and blue flowers, but mostly white flowers. They are so pure and simple. I bought this magnolia tree last year. This year it flowered in […]
Aren’t these seed heads pretty? I will ‘fess up here that I took this photograph in France a few years ago. I don’t know what plant they are from but […]
Just back from a lightning visit to London which was over much too fast. There is a new shop on Regent Street called ‘Anthropologie’. I’ve visited one of their stores […]
The hedgerows are full of these at the moment, willow herb and thistles. One breezy day and they will be gone.
I took a photograph a while back of some elderflowers. I noticed on my walk today that they are now elderberries – and very pretty they are too and apparently […]
I’m not usually a fan of rose bushes but I do like this one in my garden. Such a great colour. You may have noticed that my template has changed. […]
I think the proper name for these flowers is Lantana but when I was younger we used to call them Jelly and Custard flowers.
The river bank in the garden is looking very pretty at the moment, although the pink flowers in the background are Himalayan Balsam, a very nasty, invasive weed. Pretty though. […]
I saw these at the Hampton Court Flower Show. I have never seen these particular flowers before but I really like them – they are called Monarda and this variety […]
I noticed this Phormium plant in my neighbours’ front garden today. One of its leaves seems to have had a funny turn and got itself all in a twist, it’s […]
Spent a fortune at the garden centre the other day. Thought I had bought enough plants to fill an empty flower bed – they filled about a third of it. […]
I bought this Arum Lily to go on the edge of the garden near to the river. I have lost 2 others just like this, and countless other plants, when […]
Last post from Hampton Court Flower Show. It was very hot and humid in London and it has been exceptionally dry. The logistics of keeping all the flowers and plants […]