Perennials in Piet Oudolf’s Millennium Garden, Pensthorpe

The perennials, as well as the grasses, are looking absolutely gorgeous in this wonderful garden.

Easing into autumn in the garden

I still can’t believe the garden was only planted in March/April 2011. Despite my long absences in South Africa, and the viciously erratic weather in the UK during 2012, I looked out this morning on plants which have supported me by thriving. In this dreadful year, when I feel at times completely overwhelmed by my…

A quiet Sunday morning

It is going to be a very hot day again so I watered the shady parts of the garden. And while standing there I remembered my mother. She loved plants and always urged and cajoled and nurtured them to achieve their best possible efforts! She saw pictures of my garden in Suffolk, but it was…