Spring colour-bombs a riverside Nursery (can you guess which one?)

Flowers inside and out, flowers everywhere -  and a few grateful bees to feast on the early Spring bounty. A kaleidoscope of colour, bright, bold, brash and beautiful but we forgive this extravagant generosity - nothing clashes in the garden at this time of year, as the new season unfolds in our gardens. It's welcome antidote…

Primula Gold Lace Group

Primula Gold Lace Group One of my favourite springtime plants, the Florist's Polyanthus (primrose) Gold Lace Group - beautifully formed, deeply coloured & scalloped petals edged in gold, tall stems and silver buds lifted clear from a collar of ruffled green leaves. Just lovely! A strain kept alive in Lancashire and Cheshire, through the original…