Hydrangeas and nothing but Hydrangeas ….

What a lot of Hydrangeas - from a variety of destinations including RHS Wisley and the Savill Garden near Windsor. Probably a few from Golden Hill Nurseries down on the south coast who are specialists in this beautiful plant - definitely worth seeking out their expert knowledge at any future plant fair or flower show.…

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…

Hydrangeas all the way at RHS Wisley – definitely #hydrangealove

Hydrangea macrophylla Altona (above) Hydrangea paniculata Limelight (below) Hydrangea paniculata Vanille Fraise (below) Hydrangea Early Sensation (below) Hydrangea paniculata Chantilly Lace (below) Hydrangea paniculata Dolly (below) Hydrangea PanHydrangea paniculata Big Ben (below) Hydrangea paniculata Unique (below) Hydrangea macrophylla Nymph (below) Hydrangea paniculata Angel's Blush (below) Hydrangea aspera Kawakamii Group (below) Hydrangea quercifolia Applause (below) Hydrangea…