Heaven is a rose nursery…

A selection of roses from the Pococks Rose Nursery in Hampshire I drove down to Pococks Rose Nursery near Romsey in Hampshire earlier this week and spent a very happy hour (and two) immersed in their collection of beautiful and extraordinarily perfumed roses, some of which are included in this gallery. The Hybrid Teas and…

Sometimes you have to wonder…

Passion Flower, Passiflora caerulea What a remarkable piece of floral construction - I've remarked on this before when I photographed the smaller yellow cousin, Passiflora citrina - though this one is absolutely not a manageable houseplant. A twining climber, it has vigorous if a little straggly growth, benefitting from being grown up or through something…