The Patient Gardener


In response to the RHS’s attempt to find the plant of the centenary as part of its celebrations of 100 years of the Chelsea Flower Show VP has challenged garden bloggers to post about their plant of the centenary. Not as easy as it may seem.  I started thinking about my favourite plants: primulas, delphiniums, foxgloves,  hellebores, epimediums, erythoniums.  However, I quickly realised that few if any of these had been introduced… Read More

I was interested last year at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show to see that Flemings had moved away from their usual style of garden, such as the huge outdoor living area of the 2010 garden, to a garden with far more focus on the plants.  In 2011 the Trailfinders garden focused on the travels of Joseph Banks and the plants he discovered and introduced to horticulture.  This year the Flemings Trailfinders garden… Read More