At home with a few house plants …

Well I hadn't taken any photographs today, so sitting in my conservatory this evening, my thoughts turned to the collection of houseplants I share the space with - in this one room there are plenty of cactus - in a porcelain clamshell, a little catus garden and also my favourite white-studded Opuntia microdasys alba -…

Kew Gardens – Desert, Tropics, Mountains and Forest….

Through the gates on a bright, chill afternoon a couple of days ago and herewith a tour of the Princess of Wales Conservatory and Davies Alpine House by way of the Rock Garden and Woodland beneath the Temple of Aeolus. First stop, the Princess of Wales Conservatory and the Arid/Desert environments - There was a…