Wild Inspiration – Creating a Naturalistic Garden

Over the last few months as I've been out and about in enchanting areas photographing and observing wild flowers, I've been struck not only by the fullness and colour of our wonderful landscape but also by how naturally occurring scenes are more than capable of inspiring a naturalistic garden design. I should stress that I'm … Continue reading Wild Inspiration – Creating a Naturalistic Garden

Just Kind

With so much bad press about our young people and the spread of coronavirus, just a reminder about how many of these people are looking after us every day. I don't usually blog about anything other than gardens, so I apologise for digressing, but this is a picture of our lovely caring, kind (and young) … Continue reading Just Kind

September’s wildflower seeds and berries

As we move swiftly into the midst of Autumn, I've been reflecting on the wildflower plants I've researched and recorded in blogs since May. It goes without saying that the variety and beauty have been a joy, but I'm also struck by the fascinating mythological history behind so many of them! I've really enjoyed this … Continue reading September’s wildflower seeds and berries

Six from The Picton Garden

Dodging showers this afternoon, we took advantage of our Gardeners' World 2 for 1 ticket and booked a visit to Old Court Nurseries and the Picton Garden near Malvern. We were lucky to get intermittent sunshine, a cool autumnal afternoon and the opportunity to stroll through the most amazingly colourful garden. I can only dream … Continue reading Six from The Picton Garden