Goodbye April – or What the Gardener did Next- and shoe-horning in a mention of Titus Andronicus…

I saw these huge aquilegias at a garden centre yesterday - Virginia and Vermont - rather beautiful but prefer my Blue Barlows... A busy day yesterday, working in two of my gardens in Strawberry Hill. The first, occupied by further planting out in the newly created front garden borders and new container displays. In traditional…

Tackling that mossy lawn..

I've been battling with a particularly stubborn problem lawn since last summer - specifically rampant moss that refuses to give in.. True, the lawn is shaded by maturing trees - specimens which have grown significantly over the past three or four years - maples, mimosa, a spreading Robinia, oak too, from next door; it was…