Tag: Perennials

Gardening / Posts - 1 month ago

The Real Flower Petal Confetti Company

This started as a Wordless Wednesday post but then I couldn’t choose which photo and now its a full blog post. The Real Flower Petal Confetti Company are based in Pershore about 30 minutes from me.  As you can see they grow larkspur and cornflo...

Gardening / Posts - 1 month ago

Yeo Valley Organic Garden

The other week I spent lovely 4 days with a group of friends exploring the gardens of Somerset and Wiltshire. One of the gardens I was quietly looking forward to seeing was the Yeo Valley Organic Garden which we were due to see on our way home. I’v...

News / Posts - 2 months ago

Reflections on a Busy Week

What a rollercoaster ride last week was. It began with visits to two very fine private gardens, open by appointment for the National Garden Scheme, and ended with a frantic day of potting up and bedding out in my own garden at The Watch House. In bet...

News / Posts - 2 months ago

Chatsworth Flower Show 2018: The Show Gardens

& Tuesday in Derbyshire dawned grey and dank. I had only packed my Man from Del Monte outfit, so arrived at Chatsworth looking a trifle too tropical for the tepid conditions. I was not about to carry a Fedora around all day, so on my head it sta...

News / Posts - 2 months ago

Chelsea Flower Show 2018: The Silent Pool Gin Garden

& I love a G&T, so much so that I have an entire garden named after my favourite drink. Naturally I was very happy to discover another garden inspired by the juniper-infused spirit at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show. The Silent Pool Gi...