The Patient Gardener


  Well here we are at another Garden Bloggers Bloom Day – where does the time go.  It is becoming a real challenge now to find flowers in the garden and after the strong winds and rain we have had the last few days anything that was looking good is looking pretty miserable.  I was going to include my Rudbeckias and Dahlias but the flowers are just soggy brown bundles now. However,… Read More

New additions to the garden this week include this Bidens heterophylla, bought at the Malvern Autumn show last week.  At the moment it is about 4ft high but I understand it can grow to 6ft.  Its a lovely graceful plant and the flowers are a yummy pale buttery yellow. Another new acquisition which finally got planted out this weekend is Persicaria amplexicaulis ‘Atrosanguinea’.  I bought this from Hampton Court in Herefordshire back… Read More