Monthly Archives: July 2011

Another Prima Donna.

I don’t know what the male equivalent is of  “prima donna” , but Crocosmia “Lucifer” is certainly it ! I can’t go anywhere in the garden without it looking as if it is jumping up and down and shouting ” … Continue reading

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Agapanthus – you are beautiful.

My fickle heart turns to other flowers once all my lovely meconopsis have stopped flowering, and at the moment, in a deeper shade of blue are the wonderfully beautiful agapanthus.

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All the Blues

As you may have guessed, blue is my favourite colour, so I try to have a fair proportion of blue flowers out as much as possible during the year.This clematis which has been out now for some time is C. … Continue reading

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Perfection in Zantedeschia aethiopica.

During last winter I happened to look at our clump of Zantedeschia and saw that the rhizome was looking rather mushy. Fearing that I would lose it in the frost and snow, I covered it with horticultural fleece, cardboard and … Continue reading

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Surely not a Pink Dandelion !

Years ago, when I was first making this garden, I was given a small pot with what looked like a dandelion in it and told that it was very special.

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When we got back from our holiday, the garden had gone into overdrive. There had been lots of rain while we were away and what a difference it made to the fruit and flowers. Everything had grown to almost twice … Continue reading

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A week at Aigas.

Following on from the previous post about our journey through England and Scotland, which took 4 days as there was so much to see – this post is about our 7 days at Aigas looking at wildflowers and gardens in … Continue reading

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