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…to oust these violas, the pretty ‘Cool Wave Frost’ (the photo makes them look more blue than the lilac mix that they are) variety that I have grown from seed for the last 3 or 4 years. They germinate so … Continue reading
I have become aware over the last few months that the garden will increasingly need regular maintenance to curb its exuberance as it matures whereas I will need greater discipline to restrict what I would like to add to it. … Continue reading
Mostly ups, I am pleased to say. Firstly, the beautiful pink satin petals of this tree lily are as perfect as they could be, despite leaves nibbled by a succession of lily beetles. Although it took more than a year … Continue reading
We awoke during the night to the sound of heavy rain and with rain and thunder during the morning there was soon standing water on many of the local roads, replacing the heat uncomfortably high humidity of yesterday. Although the … Continue reading