A Petersham Nurseries Gallery – after heatwaves and downpours, the show just gets better and better

A kaleidoscope of perennials, with all manner of colourful stuff doing it's thing, plenty of Echinacea, Salvias and Dahlias and much more besides - of course a rose or two. Bright bold and beautiful summer characters, whatever your garden style. I love this little fellow on the Monarda, especially    

Teddington Gardener Goes International… Madeira explored (Part 1. Quinta da Casa Branca)

A base for a couple of weeks horticultural adventuring - and a little relaxation - on the island of Madeira, a volcanic outcrop in the midst of the Atlantic with a bewildering variety of exciting plant life to explore. Our hotel, Quinta da Casa Branca, despite the greenery and seclusion evident from these photographs, is…