In a vase on Monday: October

In todays vase are my red and orange dahlias.  I don’t know what sort these are, I bought them as £1 bargain tubers from Wilkos about four years ago and have been amazed they have done so well.  They never get lifted in the winter and yet go from strength to strength each year.  The … Continue reading In a vase on Monday: October

Desert Island Plants: Part 1

One of the nicest things about my current garden is having a bit of space to experiment and try news things.  It’s given me room to dabble with dahlias, germinate exotics and try out plants I’d admired on visits to famous gardens. I’ve moved things around as the garden develops, so this year my veg … Continue reading Desert Island Plants: Part 1