In praise of: Narcissi Falconet

I know, most of you are thinking daff time is over, let’s move on to other Spring plants and bulbs. But before you do, I suggest you consider this little beauty for next years pots or borders. Narcissi Falconet is …

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Spring blues

One of my favourite colours in Spring are the Spring blues. Of course, sometimes it’s hard to tell if a flower is blue or a purple blue, and it’s not always the easiest colour to photograph. However, here are a …

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Spring is coming

Yes, I know it’s still late winter, but look, Spring is on it’s way in the garden. I have the Sarcococca confusa by the front door and the fragrance is divine. I have a few snowdrops in pots. The first here …

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Ravishing peony

In our current rental garden, one of the few plants that was in it when we arrived, was this. Huh? Yes, my thoughts exactly. Andrea, my gardener, helped me clear the grass and weeds and we realised it was probably …

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Pasqueflower

Pulsatilla vulgaris ‘Blaue Glocke’ There are so many flowers to love at this time of the year. From small alpines such as Anemonella thalictroides and cyclamen, to the larger daffodils and tulips. And not forgetting all the trees in blossom, as …

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