Do not adjust your set

We think of bulbs flowering in the spring, but there are many that have evolved to bloom at other times of the year to cope with the local climate. In the Peloponnese in southern Greece, crocuses, colchicums, cyclamen, sterbergias and even a snowdrop flower in the autumn months to take advantage of the rain after […]

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Ugly Nose

Blue flowered plants are always at a premium in the garden, and just now one is providing a good dollop of bright blue, an unusual colour for this late in the year. Salvia uliginosa¬†(or bog sage to give its common name), comes from the east side of South America, where it grows in swamps and […]

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