The shady garden in summer and autumn… beginning an A-Z

  I had been preparing for a workshop covering the possibilities for gardening in a little - or a lot - of shade and put together the gallery last year to illustrate some of the contenders that anyone tackling such a proposition might entertain. A perennial question, this, what to plant, planting combination and health…

The shady garden in summer and into autumn … beginning an A-Z

  I'm preparing for a workshop covering the possibilities for gardening in a little - or a lot - of shade and have begun to put together the gallery (above, but more to come) to illustrate some of the contenders that anyone tackling such a proposition might entertain. Damp shade and dry shade, dappled shade…

Random pictures from a Bank Holiday Monday – blossom & blooms at Petersham

Semiaquilegia Sugar Plum Fairy Clematis montana (below) Blossom from our Isaac Newton Apple Tree Anisodontea Large Magenta (below) Lilac Pink Magic somethingorother Aquilegia (below) Lilac and Viburnum Statement Hydrangeas Cow parsley, tulips, clematis montana, honesty, Fritillary persica... A lamp and a vase (two vases) Camassia and Fritillary persica in the cutting garden Clematis alpina Helsingborg…