August 2013

The Third and Final Act

Although there is at least something in flower for eleven months out of twelve in the garden, in recent years, I’ve come to see a pattern in the flowering that […]

The Star of India

It’s been the best part of a year since we made a particularly sinful trip to the local Garden Centre and came away with three climbers: A climbing hydrangea A […]

Update from Wisteria Watch

In the UK there’s a series of “watch” programs on TV that attempt to keep us in tune with the seasons: SpringWatch AutumnWatch WinterWatch Wildlife Watch Oddly, summer doesn’t get […]

Strelitzia Progress

As you may know, Strelitzia Reginae (Bird of Paradise) is one of my favourite plants. A good few years ago, I sowed a whole bunch of seeds, out of which […]