Newchurch Nerines at the RHS Autumn Show – quite the starry display – and everything else in the halls – and a tour of London, as a bonus…

Ken Hall has brought his Nerine sarniensis hybrid collection - or a very little part of it - to the RHS Halls in London for the Autumn show and this display is undoubtedly been the highlight of the show for me. The bar was not set very high, I should say - it was a…

Just a little gallery – Acers through to Woodwardia – a horticultural catch-up of the past couple of colourful, autumnal weeks

  Well, Acers first - from Wisley and Kew, Winkworth Arboretum and here and thereabouts! Followed by the rest of the As through to C ..s .... and moving on through the D E F and a touch of the Gs - there's a whole little gallery of Gentians afterwards - the more colourful elements…

The Savill Garden in November (well Autumn last year but I must return there soon…!)

I'm reprising these photos, taken almost exactly a year ago, in The Savill Garden, part of Windsor Great Park, cosseted by Virginia Water. I must return there soon, before the strengthening winds strip the trees bare. I hope these pictures might convince you to put on your wellies and get out there too - or…