Monthly Archives: September 2018

Top Ten September Blooms.

I showed my top September blooms in a recent post, The Exotic Garden. But September is generous with  an abundance of lovely flowers so I have plenty more giving me pleasure in other parts of the garden. It is difficult … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday. Lovely leaves.

I seem to post a lot about blooms on this blog but I am also a fan of  foliage so I thought I would join in with Six on Saturday to write about some of my current favourites. I will … Continue reading

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The Exotic Garden.

In March I started a new project which I had been mulling over for some time. When I created my secret garden three years ago I always planned accessing it through a jungle of lush foliage and vivid blooms so … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday. Anyone for Football?


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In a Vase on Monday. Weird Roses.

In the politically incorrect days of the early twentieth century, the celebrated plantsman,  A.E.Bowles devoted a part of his garden to horticultural oddities and called it  ‘ the lunatic asylum’. Here he grew weird plants with ‘mental health issues’ such … Continue reading

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