End of May

I practically live in the garden in May. The hours slip by, the days rush by, the month is almost done and we hurtle towards midsummer. These are the best days of the year. Some pictures for you :-


It’s an upside down Spring! It was dry and then warm, a short spell of rain pushed the buttton to start the Growth accelerater and cold arrived to hold everything back. Typical April.  The good news is that growth has started and the energy burst is unstoppable and my favourite few weeks of the year … More April 

Blue ribbon

Two views of the long border in mid March, half mulched. I ran out of arm and shoulder power  to finish it at the weekend.  I’m growing pulmonarias in this border, which appreciate shade from the birches and pines in summer. There’s a small collection of named varieties – Opal, Diana Clare, Sissinghurst White, Trevi … More Blue ribbon