15 Favourites – Houseplants

Continuing the series of '15 Favourites', this time it is the turn of the houseplant. A veritable Jules Vernes 'around the world' tour, with tropical and desert dwellers from several continents, these are plants that we do our very best to accommodate in our homes, trying to give them an environment as close to their…

Researching the Mediterranean Garden…

A little trip to southern Turkey, on the Mediterranean, to soak up some garden inspiration.... Palms, pines and ancient olives... and mimosa, hibuscus, bougainvillea, vines, eucalyptus, lantana, opuntia, peaches and lemons, slender cypress....  a few aromatic and atmospheric planting ideas for UK gardens I think! and a little of this too - well, all work…