Autumn is well underway……

Looking back what a strange summer we had the perennials really struggled in the heatwave during July and August and I have Foxgloves actually flowering today 7th October!! But the leaves are changing and with the shorter days we’ve had our 1st frost last night.  I’ve still got some flowers hanging on and enjoying the…

Stunning Spring…….

Spring is really in full swing now and the scent from the spring flowering Viburnum ‘Burkwoodii’ is stunning in the warm spring sunshine as it drifts around my garden. This deciduous shrub flowers on bare branches before leafing up for the summer and later in the year its leaves turn stunning colours in the autumn.…

Spring has almost sprung..

Spring is definitely on it’s way… With the taller daffodils in bud, iris reticulata, crocus & snowdrops & tete tete in full flower, hellebores too. The fruit tree buds are swelling and tips turning green, perennials waking up. I’ve given all the garden a feed of pelleted chicken manure today especially the roses waking from…