May in the Wild

Whilst walking locally during lockdown, we've recognised that nothing can beat a leisurely stroll in the midst of British wild flowers on a warm sunny day. In taking our time, we've noticed so many wild flowers that we may previously have hurried straight past. This is the first of a series of blogs featuring the … Continue reading May in the Wild

Viburnum plicatum’Marieseii’

Viburnums provide the gardener with choice from a wide range of either evergreen or deciduous shrubs and one of them is the elegant viburnum plicatum 'Mariesii'. I look forward to this plant flowering every May, with its horizontal structure, vibrant green leaves and the pure white lace cap arrangement of its petals, it's really worth … Continue reading Viburnum plicatum’Marieseii’

Six on Saturday

Tuesday this week saw May 12th, the birthday of Florence Nightingale. Marked by International Nurses Day, it's also our daughter Sophie's birthday, a nurse who has been working on the front line during the Covid 19 crisis; we're so proud of her. It was heartwarming to witness the outpouring of appreciation for the nations nurses … Continue reading Six on Saturday