October jobs

Extended the pergola’s horizontal treillis to better protect the Downy Japanese maple ‘Aconitifolium’ from the scorching summer sun. Last year we planted a fairly large number of tulips and narcissus. For a change this year I am experimenting with Chionodoxa forbesii – glory of the snow. I ordered 150 bulbs from Dutch garden world. Rather…

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A visit to a garden in Autumn

This Sunday, between showers of rain we went to visit a garden open to the public only on a few days in the year, not too far from home, the Jardin ‘La Maison’. We were somewhat disappointed with the scarcity of plants in flower, but this was probably due to the very dry summer we’ve…

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