Landing gear down…

Ipomoea tricolor Heavenly Blue, and guest A beautiful, fast-growing twining annual with rich azure flowers and white throat. Hailing from tropical Central and South America, yet still choice a stopover for our native visitor. How adaptable is nature!

Roses at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Brick pillars and slim wooden struts forming a gently curving pergola in the Family Beds garden at Kew. Matched specimens of climbing and rambling roses in perfect condition and trained to absolute perfection. In full flower, this will be Amazing. Climbing Lady Hillingdon Constance Spry Chevvy Chase Veilchenblau Alberic Barbier Climbing Cecile Brunner Alexander Girault…

Pink is the new Orange

Having been told this week by a customer that 'they never knew they liked orange so much', (there were lots of Ballerina tulips this spring, and much Geum in flower in her garden now), I think it is time to consider my 'relationship' with Orange. Maybe not give it up - the gorgeous David Austin…