We have an interesting relationship with our garden and the plants in it. Sometimes we introduce a plant – it may be a gift from a friend, seeds collected on holiday, or an impulse buy – and it loves our garden, thrives and reproduces itself and feels thoroughly at home. Examples are Lysimachia ‘Firecracker’ (can’t remember where I got this from originally – but it out-competes ground elder so is a real… Read More
We all know how it is when we’re so close to something that we don’t really see it as others do. So it was a great pleasure last week to welcome professional photographer Jonathan Need to our garden. Jonathan seemed instantly to understand the philosophy behind the garden and the planting and has very kindly sent us a wonderful selection of his morning’s shoot. We’ll split the shots into two blogs; this… Read More
After all the hard work of the winter and spring our first Open Garden weekend is rapidly approaching. On Saturday morning at 11am we throw open the gates and hold back the crowds . Here’s a small sample of what you can see on 14th and 15th May – yes this weekend!! ….and finally what will this be on Saturday?