A new Bronze Age

My bronze (copper with a little tin) trowel from Implementations - which I bought at an RHS Spring Show a couple of years ago. Yet to be used, though prompted by a tweet I saw, I think I should start using it - and the matching hand fork I picked up at the same time.…

Pulsatilla vulgaris ‘Alba’ – the white Pasque Flower

  Pulsatilla vulgaris 'Alba' - a tough alpine plant, requiring sun and sharp drainage - and lustily resents being moved once established so pick your spot carefully! These beautiful flowers, with their heavily textured, fluffy-furry overcoats, are followed by striking seed-heads, extending the season of interest. There are cultivars in blues and reds too.  …