July 2014

Posted on August 3rd, 2014 by orphans

The month of July has been packed with colour here. The plants that have caused the most interest have been the shocking red flowers of Gladiolus cardinalis, dictamnus, the texensis clematis and the giant blooms of Cardiocrinum giganteum. At the end of the month we enjoyed flashes of blue through the border thanks to Campanula […]

June 2014

Posted on June 29th, 2014 by Tamsin Westhorpe

Since my last post we have been busy as bees. Our very first Country Gardener’s Day took place on June 15th and it was a great success. The day was a showcase for the many local buisnesses that are members of the Herefordshire Horticultural Hub. There were plants supports from Plant Supports UK, herbs from […]

May 4th

Posted on May 5th, 2014 by Tamsin Westhorpe

So much has happened here since my first post. Just some of the plants that have been the stars of late April and early May are: TREES Cercis ‘Avondale’ Staphylea colchica Cornus ‘Eddie’s White Wonder’ Malus transitoria Wisteria (see image below) SHRUBS Sophora macrophylla (see yellow flowers below) Decumaria sinensis PERENNIALS Sisyrinchium ‘Blue Sky’ Euphorbia ‘Dixter’ Lathyrus […]

Trowel and Error

Posted on April 15th, 2014 by orphans

This blog will not be a daily occurrence as I know I will be too busy in the garden to commit to that. When I do manage to put my muddy hands on the keyboard I hope to share with you the tasks we are undertaking and the plants that are in flower here. My […]