An autumnal Garden Shop at Petersham Nurseries … floral fireworks for Bonfire Night

A short late-afternoon, my-but-it-is-getting-dark-quickly-now tour of the Garden Shop at Petersham Nurseries. House plants with homes all over the world in one glasshouse, with golden autumn leaf, pumpkins and twinkly lights. Cacti and Succulent will be moving in here from Glasshouse Two as the nights become more chill. Seriously, we are quite serious about houseplants.…

Citrus Lipo – part lemon, part grapefruit

Citus Lipo, a cross between Citrus limon and Citrus paradisi, growing underneath the skylight in my kitchen (warm, bright but not direct sunlight; it will move into the conservatory later I think, when night-time temperatures improve). And now in full flower, lots of flower. When I brought it home, it shed so many leaves I…