A Petersham Nurseries Gallery – a feast of roses & perennials and a closer look at the Cutting Garden

I arrived at Petersham Nurseries 45 minutes earlier than necessary with a view to taking a few pictures - and I am a speedy photographer - so here is a little gallery of plants that are both conveniently for sale or at home in the Cutting Garden (a practical resource for so much of the…

Petersham Nurseries at the Grow London Garden Fair – over now but definitely not to be forgotten….

A full planting of annuals, biennials, meadow grasses and wild flowers, bulbs, perennials, roses, climbers and ramblers, herbs and traditional bedding plants - a delicious tumble of colours and fragrances. Petersham Nurseries in miniature, with Indian carts and terracotta, rustic chestnut pergola, hoggin floor, kokedama and edible flowers. A magical garden created for the Grow…

Everything I saw at BBC Gardeners’ World Live today ….

Voila! All my photos from the show in one gallery - I've had a lovely day but with several hours travel up and down the M40 and sat sitting on the M25... well here are my pictures and I'm going out for some dinner now..... There is, I grant, a little sorting through, grouping, annotating…

A kaleidoscope of colour, coming to a garden near you…

So much colour exploding in our gardens now that winter is loosening its grip and Spring is given a chance - longer days, some sunshine but still chill nights and cool temperatures yet ... the sap is rising, buds are bursting into leaf and blossom and the woodland floor is a bright mosaic of primroses,…

Thug, the Petersham Cat. Supervising new seed delivery and burgeoning propagation operations!

Following the sun around the Glasshouse and testing out one or two of the cardboard boxes which brought great numbers of Thomas Etty flower, herb and vegetable seeds to the Nursery. A tough day for Thug, the Petersham Nurseries Cat... I've already added to my seed collection with borage (blue and white), more cosmos, more…