Where to in 2015? A ‘Wish List’ of Gardens, Nurseries, Events and Shows to see in the coming year…

Parcevall Hall, a Yorkshire Gem explored in July 2013 and just passed by on our New Year's Eve walk, bringing a close to 2014... Having reviewed all of my garden visits this past year in month-by-month galleries, it is clear that I have a few miles to put in throughout 2015. It has been wonderful…

Boxing Day Greetings

Boxing Day and a brief hush before the next round of hospitality. The apples in the foreground, small brightly-red baubles, are Cocket's Red - windfalls from the orchards at RHS Wisley collected on Christmas Eve. Fragrant, crisp, lilac-scented fruits only a tad larger than a golf ball and rich ruby-red. The two named trees at…