David Austin’s 2013/14 introductions

No photographs yet, but I am reliably informed that my order has been placed for the four new varieties being launched at RHS Chelsea Flower Show next week. What timing! Sadly, no Cheslea ticket for me, though I have set the video to record each hour-long daily BBC show, Monday through Saturday next week. Just…

Kew Gardens

I expect by the next time I photograph this rose, David Austin's Kew Gardens, it will be a riot of single, creamy white flowers held in enormous hydrangea-like heads, eruptions of blooms that will continue in great, big flushes all through the summer. At the moment it is in furious bud, waiting on just a…