May I present Petersham Nurseries, Covent Garden …

An afternoon in town and my first chance to visit the new Petersham Nurseries store in the heart of Covent Garden - lifestyle destination, plant emporium, delicatessen, florist and wine cellar. Completely familiar to someone so familiar with their Richmond home - so elegant and polished and with wood floors in place of the usual…

Bitter, brisk, chilled, frigid, raw, cutting, biting, squally, gelid, blustery, frosty, piercing, icy and shivery – but a few days closer to Spring

Galanthus nivalis - nothing common about this common snowdrop There's snow Up North and temperatures hereabouts are heading back down to near freezing. There was an icy wind gusting around the glasshouses at Petersham this afternoon though a wintry sun made a welcome but unheated appearance between some very driven bouts of rain. To buoy…