Music to my eyes

If I asked you what Franz Schubert is most remembered for, you would probably say his Leider (songs) or his Unfinished Symphony. Certainly his ninth symphony is my all time favourite classical piece of music. But in the garden, he has also given his name to a border phlox, and it’s a real cracker Phlox […]

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Sun in the garden

One slight disadvantage of growing unusual plants can be the lack of information on them. Even with access to the internet, a search for something choice and obscure may only turn up a photograph taken by someone on a botanising holiday, with no cultural information. Only a closer look at the growing environment, and research […]

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