A few things that caught my eye – lots and lots of Acers and a kaleidoscopic ‘A to V’ (not quite Z) of both herbaceous and shrubbery loveliness …

Some rather gorgeous Acers here, just plumping up for the season ahead with much colour and fine forms to admire. A collection that absolutely caught my eye along with the next little selection ... an Anchusa to Viburnum alphabet of nearly-summer beauties -

A Petersham Flower Show – we had snow last week and now this – blue skies, sunshine and a bigger, brighter truly floriferous floral parade

Another bright and sunny day, breezy at times but absolutely feeling like summer. Starting off this morning in my garden, beneath the horse-chestnut tree now decked with white floral candles, my own tulip displays and then off to Petersham Nurseries. Plants upon plants upon plants everywhere - exactly as it should be. The Cutting Garden…