A shrub for January – Gorse!

I had been thinking all this month about what should be my January shrub and hadn’t come to any conclusions,  leaving it rather late and then I was in Suffolk this week-end on the Heritage Coast near Dunwich and saw this spectacular display of gorse – with its fabulous fragrance.  This is a wonderful and […]

Back to Black

With acknowledgement to my dear friend Alexandra Campbell her recent blog http://www.themiddlesizedgarden.co.uk/9-things-to-do-differently-in-the-garden-this-year/ has drawn attention to the use of black paint in gardens which I have been using in my garden designs for some time now  and here below are some pictures which might show you the ‘power of black’.  If you have an old fence which […]