Geranium x oxonianum

Planting up is a nerve-wracking job!

– Posted in: Garden Design
Yes, this garden is on a slope – not quite enough to make mulch roll off, but being north-facing means that it is quite cool – and the good thing about that is that it doesn’t dry out too much.

Planting up a client's garden the day before yesterday. The third winter I have done this particular one. Good design jobs go like this – it’s an illusion, partly fostered by TV design and 'make-over' programmes that you can go in and plant up, and before you can say "Bob's yer uncle" the garden is [...]