We have three cotinus plants here at “Chateau Croft”. In the front garden we have a “Royal Purple”; a wonderful specimen which, after some careful pruning, became a plum- Continue reading “Minus my Cotinus?”
It’s fair to say that I love ’em. Bananas, colocasia, alocasia and of course the mighty gunnera are among the tender treasures that (aside from the gunnera) only grace our garden for around four months of the year: the banana (Musa ensete) for example, won’t take Continue reading “Bucket Banana”
The weather here in Kent over the May bank holiday weekend is set to be unseasonably good, and as I write this post, I am bathed in mid-morning sun, and I can see a flawless blue sky through the window.
“Through the window? ” I hear you ask. “Why are you inside on such a glorious day?”
The reason is both simple and frustrating Continue reading “A Silver Lining?”