Generous Gertie…

Rose, Gertrude Jekyll There are few better ways to decorate a home than with flowers -  a single stem of your favourite flower in a jam jar, can be just the thing. Then again, how about an armful of the most scented roses? A wide, deep vase full of leaf, bud and flower with an…

Naked Ladies….

Colchicum Glory of Heemstede - the autumn crocus and the pure white variety... Colchicum speciosum 'Album' Naked ladies eh? That should increase the visitor numbers to this blog, though how disappointing to be confronted with the Autumn Crocus! Naked, because the flowers appear before the leaves. X-rated this is not. There are crocuses which flower…