Walk with me through the woodland landscapes at RHS Wisley – a fragrant, colourful tour for these unexpectedly mild days …

I had the time to visit the gardens at RHS Wisley on Wednesday this week, the sunniest of days and quiet too (everybody else was at the work, or the supermarket, or on the M25... ) The colour and fragrance on offer was unexpectedly generous, with Camellias and Rhododendrons, Witch Hazel, Chimonathus and Edgworthia, Hellebores…

‘Twas the Night before Christmas …

I'd like to think that all you Good Boys and Girls will soon be tucked into your beds in anticipation for the Big Day tomorrow - and I hope you have friends or family, pets and pot plants to share the coming day with - and to anyone fortunate to be in that Other Hemisphere,…

Snowdrops and Hellebores – Happy Holidays

These images I've used in my cards this year - taken at Petersham Nurseries last January and, conscious of giving away all of my photographic secrets, had me holding said blooms in one outstretched hand against the painted backdrop of the cupboard that houses all of the electric fuses - and a wobbly camera in…

Four sleeps ’til Christmas …

There may be daffodils blooming merrily away in gardens near here, but these snowdrops seem a tad more festive and season-appropriate for a time when there are just 4 nights until Christmas. I've published them before and did consider using them for my cards this year though I chose something a little more classic -…

A Winter Gallery for your delight and delectation …

More from my Twitter account and once again, just the pictures to look at. It's late and there's another busy day tomorrow .....

A Teddington Gardener roundup on twitter – and 11 sleeps ’til Christmas

Here we are and it is nearly Christmas - 11 sleeps to go - and once more I'm apologising for the mean pickings here on Teddington Gardener, though if you have been following me on Twitter or Facebook, my contributions to the sum of all things Internet will seem much more regular, if one photo…