The Patient Gardener

I nearly forgot all about Garden Bloggers Bloom Day but here I am a day late.  My first offering is the elegant Salvia ‘Phyllis Fancy’.  I acquired this a year ago...

I seem to have missed a few months of Garden Bloggers Bloom Day but with two weeks of annual leave ahead of me and few plans I find myself finally with...

The colour theme for June seems to be very much purples and pinks with the odd splash of red and white, such as the Potentilla album above.  I have been more...

Unusually for me I’m a day late with the GBBD post but I had a wonderful surprise on my return from Rome as the Alliums have just started to open their...

The last couple of weeks have given us the occasional bright sunny days with temperatures just nudging 20C.  It seems like the garden has had its touch-paper lit and the plants...

I am really pleased with the garden at the moment; it looks so pretty with the pinks, purples and yellows dotted around the borders. Acting as a gentle foil to the...

Forgive my soggy photographs it was raining heavily yesterday and I only had time first thing to take them (the afternoon was spent at a lovely talk by Anna Pavord).  Being...

Another year and the first Garden Bloggers Bloom Day post of 2015 and I am pleased that I have quite a few blooms to share although you really have to hunt...

At this time of year any flower is a welcome addition to the garden although many of them you really have to seek out.  Viburnum rhytidophyllum (above) surprised me this weekend...

Looking back to last September’s GBBD post I seem to be showing the same plants with one of two additions.  I don’t have many Asters to show as they haven’t quite...