The Patient Gardener


Saturday was a much needed sunny day, finally after weeks of grey and damp; the garden positively zinged with freshness. I think green comes into its own in Spring.  More than any time of the year it acts as not only a foil to the spring flowers but the emerging shoots and leaves have their own vibrancy. I am particularly pleased with this combination of epimedium and drumstick primulas.  Orange and purple… Read More

This week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge theme is Yellow and being a gardener yellow obviously means flowers so here are some yellow highlights from the garden this year.

I had hoped to do a slide show for this month but with one thing and another I havent had time to take the photos and compile the show so I’m afraid I will only be including my highlights.  Primulas are still one of the one flowers in my garden at the moment and my favourites are the Drumstick Primulas (above).  I have four of them now and they are bulking up… Read More