End of month view – February 2017

I do like a different viewpoint. You get very familiar with your own garden and it can get difficult "to see oursels as ithers see us". I know the top viewpoint very well, but the bottom one I find much more engaging as it's unfamiliar. I find myself looking closely at it, noticing patterns and…

End of month view -December 2016

At this time of year a bit of sunshine makes a huge difference both to photos of the garden and to the pleasure of being out in it. Today is desperately dull. My various Hakonechloas are providing some colour, as are the evergreens but there isn't a great deal flowering. Just outside the front window…

End of month view -September 2016

Shamelessly pinching the idea from Patient Gardener Helen, I am going to do this months eomv as a walk around our small patch of Cornwall. I've put a map at the bottom of the page showing where you are for each photo. (1) If you came through our side gate this would be your first…

End of month view-July 2016

Another month, another transition, or so┬áit seems to me. July seems to have been the month when the pinks, reds, blues and mauves of early summer yield to the yellows, oranges and scarlets of late summer. I've gone overboard on Dahlias this year. I bought 20 new varieties from Varfell and while a few didn't…