Roses all the way – a veritable photographic encyclopedia of these beauties … (Part One)

Between the rain showers yesterday, a tour around the two rose gardens at RHS Wisley - these are all from the first, the Jubilee Rose Garden, which features roses planted among roses and more roses (no herbaceous planting here, not allowed at all). The next gallery will feature the planting in the Bowes Lyon Rose…

Hey Jude!

Jude the Obscure One of David Austin's finest I think, Jude the Obscure has a beautiful form, subtle colouring and a zesty scent of citrus and exotic fruits (in the style of Lady Emma Hamilton - have I mentioned that she's my favourite? Referencing Bruce Forsyth!) The flash of pink is from Gertrude Jekyll, no…