Peonies are some of my favourite cottage garden plants. It was a pleasure to be able to catch Arley Hall’s collection of plants in flower in the twin borders of the kitchen garden during early to mid June.
This customer complaint rat trap sits on the bar of a quirky, highly accessorised place in downtown Jackson, that serves real food, Mississippi style. If you’re unhappy with their service, you are invited to press your finger on the trigger.
Luckily, I thought the customer service was spot on.
My second post about apostrophe’s (ok, lay off, I’m only kidding) is addressed to those people who are confident they know how to use them. Continue reading “Apostrophes: a plea for mercy.”
When you think you’ve got exactly the picture you want, step back and check one last time, as the professionals always do, to see if there’s something small you’ve missed. Continue reading “Tips for photographing roses 2: little details matter”
I called in at RHS Wisley during their annual show this September. Now that’s horticulture on a very grand scale: an extensive, beautifully tended collection of plants Continue reading “RHS Wisley makes buying plants easy”
Friday photo: Astrantia (common name masterwort) creates a highlight against a colourful, living tapestry of flowers in a large perennial border. Continue reading “Floral tapestry”