A Few Tulipy Highlights on a Rare Sunny Spring Day

A couple of years back my mother-in-law gave me the best present ever – a gift voucher from a bulb supplier.  In this case, Marcus Harvey’s Hillview Rare Plants. Continue reading

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One Thing – Ninfa

Is Ninfa, as is so often claimed, the most romantic garden in the world? Click here to hear my view

One Thing – Ninfa

Latest in my (visually slightly dodgy) video series on gardens of the world, and the one thing they do best.

Why not join me later this year when I next visit Ninfa with Ross Garden Tours?  Check out the itinerary here

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The Plot of Small Things

I’ve never found the space, or more correctly, the context, for small stuff in my garden.

I’d much prefer to be swallowed up in plants, than tiptoe over a carpet of them.  Continue reading

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Bulbous beauty

I can’t decide if it’s just a matter of association, but I love the look of bulbs.  I’m not talking about the flowers (though I love those too), I’m talking about the bulbs themselves.  I love the feel of them.  The weight of them.  The texture of them. Continue reading

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