Tag Archives: Wisteria floribunda ‘Violacea Plena’

Wordless Wednesday – Excitation levels


Posted in Flowers, Plants, Wordless | Tagged , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Six on Saturday – Rhubarb and Sweet Cicely

11/05/2019 It is Six-on-Saturday time and the weather is perfect for it: Photos in the sun and then blogging when the heavens open. As the season progresses the variety of Sixes is getting more and more diverse and interesting, so … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Six on Saturday, The home garden | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 22 Comments

Six on Saturday – The Long Goodbye

What a glorious autumn we are having. We’ve had some frosts, which have carried the dahlias etc off, clearing space for the coming week’s bulb planting. They also helped the colours ramp up, so there is now a great show … Continue reading

Posted in autumn, Bees, Flowers, Six on Saturday | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Wordless Wednesday: Purple Reign – A Crown of Wisteria

Posted in Flowers, The home garden, Wordless | Tagged , , , , , , | 14 Comments

The sad tale of a frost damaged wisteria

Having missed a year, this year’s early spring pruning of the wisteria over the pergola was certainly an overdue, dramatic and necessary affair. In fact the whippy offcuts were so entangled that my usual trick of weaving them together into … Continue reading

Posted in Flowers, Nature, The home garden | Tagged , , , , , , | 13 Comments

The Wisteria Waterfall – Partially Controlled Chaos

When we moved into this house the area looking to the East, beyond the kitchen was devoid of any features or trees of interest, so we set about making a patio area. We decided to include a small formal pond … Continue reading

Posted in The home garden | Tagged , , , | 9 Comments