Opened our garden on Sunday, for the National Garden Scheme, which for those of you who don’t know it, raises money for charities through encouraging private gardens to open to the public. They have been running since 1927, Read More
Bird houses, bird nests and bird cages with succulents…some of the designs I’m seeing are quite fetching. There must be something eggy about succulents, or they have the look of plants that grow on thatched roofs. Like this beautifully designed birdhouse Read More
Bishkek is my first experience of the former Soviet Union (USSR), words drained of real meaning to a younger generation, but for any of us who grew up and were politically aware before 1989 a major part of our consciousness Read More
Echeverias, native to Mexico, have the most amazing blooms. They remind me of little lanterns or candy corn.
It’s fitting, on a day that honors the Red, White and Blue, to show those colors in the garden. I was inspired by a white arch covered with ‘Joseph’s Coat’ climbing rose against a summer-blue sky.