Rudbeckia fulgida ‘Goldsturm’ AGM

Now and again, a plant strikes me as having so many attractive characteristics that it's a must grow - hardy, easy to maintain, vibrant colour, a long flowering period, attractive to pollinators and generally unfussy about where it lives. For me, rudbeckia fulgida 'Goldsturm', awarded an Award of Garden Merit (AGM) by the RHS, is … Continue reading Rudbeckia fulgida ‘Goldsturm’ AGM

A few more words (and pics) from Wales

We've spent a few days in Wales enjoying great weather and pottering about in the garden - as ever the weeds; particularly clevers, wood avens, enchanters nightshade, couch grass and creeping buttercup are all growing in abundance. As we are surrounded by fields and of course we're not living there all the time, it's not … Continue reading A few more words (and pics) from Wales