A quiet spot for lunch – and time to read up on all things Compost

Time to brush up on my composting knowledge - starting with The Garden Organic Book of Compost. I'm talking on all things Compost next month - and when I have my notes ready, I'll let you know! It's International Compost Awareness Week, the 5th -11th May after all...  

Random scenes from Thursday – Daffodils, Fashion Shoots, Semperviven barrels, lovely things, deep-dark violas – and Thug.

A busy day today, at Petersham, with Harper's Bazaar holding a fashion shoot in the teahouse and much coming and going. Lovely people and I might have to buy a copy of their July edition to see the fruits of their labours - Meanwhile, darling, much activity in organising the stock and ordering new plants…

Poppies, a half Marathon, more from the Burkwood Brothers, Petersham Nurseries, Thug the Cat… random pictures from a chill Spring day

A little slice of Petersham – and a little announcement

Antique urn with Hellebore Pirouette, Muehlenbeckia and moss.. A new delivery of some very old things! The delicious red-flowering standard camellia is very Alice in Wonderland The cutting border - the bulbs are coming through and I can't wait to see what buried treasure we have here. The border will develop through the year providing…