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June

June

June has passed

The month when spring properly got going with all the tulips and summer time carefully took over the garden. The warmth shone with its lack of presence for most parts, but believe it or not it has all just about caught up. Summer is here and I can feel it…

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In the garden, June

Nuances of green

Between spring and summer, Bird Cherry and Lilac (it’s late this year). Budding, gossamer, light and irresistible. There is no need for anything else right now. The oak is in its lime green stage, the pansies are at their most beautiful and the Dahlias are awaiting the warmer weather. Allium…

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June

Last years dark tulips

I have always been extra delighted by dark purple tulips (sometimes called black). In preparation for last year’s tulip season I felt the need for a bit of a change and added more of the dark red ones to the purple that I always plant. The reddest of them was…

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