Day 250: hitchhikers

It’s never just about the flowers. The flamboyant attention grabbers (the rude bits of plants, let’s never forget that) might be the gateway drug to a lifelong horticultural habit, but anyone who’s been gardening for more than a single season knows that the garden is a complex web of relationships…

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Day 133: honesty going to seed

We seem to wait an age for spring, through long dark winter days and nights, and then it gallops by in a flash. It seems only a few days ago (Day 112) I was enjoying the cheerily wrinkled faces of the flowers on my honesty…

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Day 112: honesty

The cabbage family must be a good-natured clan. Have you noticed that so many of their flowers seem to have twinkly little eyes, set among a profusion of laughter lines?

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