Planting ideas

This was my raised border a few years ago now. It was full of flowers & foliage. It is a funny shape with one long┬ácurved edge. I put the tall Red Hot Pokers at the back with the feathery dark purple of the fennel, it worked quite well. I do like using purples & blues with a hint of rebellious red thrown in for good measure.  Read More

Autumn Gardening

Hello there! I am back writing my blog after a few months away from it. Summer was busy & now we are in Autumn which I love as a season especially in the gardens. Cosmos flowers are still blooming, Japanese anemones are still flowering …just! The Sedums look beautiful with their sumptuous, succulent leaves bursting with water & burgundy flower heads, they always still look wonderful during the winter months too especially when the frost... Read More