My enthusiasm at getting an allotment didn’t translate into any hard work to keep on top of the bindweed and couch grass. The potatoes tasted nice though.
In the low September sunshine some plants shine out more than others. Here are the loveliest in my garden right now.
Small spots of late summer colour amongst the green in the garden making them all the more treasured
On my new blog here is my personal view of a cottage garden style which I aim to create here in my North London city garden.
Now is a good time to buy tulips ready to plant from November onwards. I used to order mine in May, while I can see them flowering, to be delivered in the autumn This year I ordered some in July and am getting some more now from wholesalers such as J Parkers, Peter Nyssen and Gee
My first blog post – about planting tulips and narcissi in autumn for colour and beauty in spring.