Garden quiz. New!

Nothing much to do in the garden these days. So the gardener put on his programmer hat and made a couple of quizzes for you to test your knowledge of plant names. Try it! Click the thumbnail image below to go to the Quizzes page.

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More Spring bulbs…

Following on to the plantation of Chionodoxa last October, a number of varied Spring bulbs have been added to Papi Joe’s garden recently. Firstly we made 3 moss balls à la Kokedama and planted them with a selection of the following: Crocus chrysanthus ‘Blue Pearl’, Puschkinia scilloides var. libanotica and…

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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…

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