August 2015

August 27th, 2015

Summer colour at Charnwood

From left to right: Celias pink buddleia, Inula magnifica, pink clematis scrambling through a myrtle, stachys with red sedum. Read More...

September 2015

September 1st, 2015

Summer borders and 'Dark Plum' poppy

In June we had a week’s holiday in the Ashdown Forest. I made my usual pilgrimage to Great Dixter, which was looking fantastic, full of vibrant colour that makes you feel immersed rather than a mere spectator. The meadow was past its colourful best but still very beautiful with soft pink and beige grasses taking over from the early summer wildflowers. Just a few orchids were still evident, and wild blue geranium dotted about . Read More...