The Fortnight Garden in late May

Yes, I know it is mid-June, but it is been busy! And for this post it was the three-week garden because I had been in Portugal – yes, wonderful! And there will be posts about Portugal on London Traveller. The garden in Suffolk hadn’t grown quite as much as I expected in my absence, but with…

Succession Planting in the Suffolk Garden

I am slowly beginning to understand what succession planting might mean – people talk about it as a way of ensuring that there is always something interesting in the garden, but I think it could also allow me to change the feel and character of the garden as the seasons change – like wearing different outfilts at…

Brunnera ‘Jack Frost’

I looked at the forget-me-nots and they looked tired, so it was time to wield the secateurs. Those anenomes which looked so healthy a month ago were terrorising the forget-me-nots! The bees were not very happy but it was definitely time to allow the leaves to develop.