Monthly Archives: June 2015
At last, here it is, signed, stamped and complete – the new 20 year lease for the garden. We have been working on this for the past 7 years. During this time we have argued, pleaded and jumped through an … Continue reading
Teasels are getting ready to flower, the soft, green buds are getting larger everyday. A shower of rain has filled the cups formed by the leaf bases. Already collecting is a fine collection of teasel-cup crud, and now small insects … Continue reading
‘Francis E. Lester’ is garlanding the railings and threading through the bush ivy. The big heads of scented single roses in apple-blossom shades will be on display for six weeks or so. Though only flowering once it will set lots … Continue reading
The first flush of flowers of the South African Daisy bush, Euryops chrysanthemoides, is just fading. Garrard has been busy dead-heading them, a fiddley tiresome job, snipping each one off individually with scissors. This time spent is well worth it, … Continue reading
Our apologies, but the garden will close at midday today, so we can get the garden ready for this weekend’s Open Garden Squares event. Open as usual from Monday.