Daily Archives: June 16, 2012

Summer geraniums

I love this time of year in the garden. Far from being the dry wasteland that early 2012 predicted, abundant rain means that plants are thriving. Once again, my garden has burst in vibrant life, with oriental poppies, lupins and iris putting up flower stems. The winds have caused some damage, but I’ve managed to tie everything in so that snapped stalks were minimal.

After the beautiful geums… Continue reading

Summer Conservatory Plants and Complementary Furniture

Owning a conservatory is a wonderful asset during summer, even in the colder seasons if you have one heated. The days of plain conservatories are a distant memory, as you can now decorate and furnish one as though it was a room inside your home. What better way to watch the sun go down or entertain guests at a garden party than from a well-designed conservatory? Below are just a… Continue reading


I'm Geoff, and I'm a plant hoarder.

Like magpies collect bright shiny things, I can't resist plants. An exquisite flower, soft ferny foliage or a beautiful majestic tree - I love them all!

Here, I'll indulge in all things flora and share my passion. Join me as I develop my garden and hoard more plants without apology.