Barbados

The last leg of my recent trip, a whistle-stop tour of the island of Barbados I might have a banana plant in the garden but here the similarity ends - if I am ever to think of creating a garden with a more tropical feel, this is what I am up against! I've much to…

Prickly customers – Yucca and Cordyline

Cordyline australis, in my garden today, flowering extravagantly - again Yucca with dramatic flower spike - Twickenham, today The long tail of Autumn and the mild weather that has continued for these past few weeks has triggered a second flowering for the Cordylines in my garden - the one closest to the house is branching…