September round up

Yet again, I haven't written much over the summer - there is just too much temptation to be outside gardening, not indoors blogging. Despite 2020 being a bid of a mad year for the world, I got my greenhouse installed and my mosaic built so it feels like I have a couple of hefty projects … Continue reading September round up


Echium: a tale of love and loss

A melodramatic title for a garden diva Back in the summer of 2015 I fulfilled a long-standing ambition to visit the Eden Project in Cornwall. Carried away by all the horticultural excitement I purchased two tiny echium plants in 9cm pots. Echium pininana are native to the Canary Islands. They grow into big hairy plants … Continue reading Echium: a tale of love and loss