Day 227: Eryngium agavifolium

There’s never anything soft about a sea holly, but Eryngium agavifolium takes the spine‘O’meter reading up by several notches by mimicking the sharply toothed foliage of many species of agave…

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Day 218: meadow textures

There’s nothing natural about this meadow-style planting, but the combination so enchanted me when I came across it in the Cottage Garden at Wisley a couple of summers ago that I return repeatedly to this image…

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Day 135: woodland garden

Under clear blue skies with sun bright overhead, take the narrow path into the trees, where the gusty wind stills, calmed by gently enveloping foliage...

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