My Ten Plants for Winter

With the damaging frosts approaching and a definite chill in the air, many plants are beginning to end their year long show. Tender varieties are being brought into greenhouses, or having cuttings carefully taken to ensure survival, whilst herbaceous borders are looking somewhat stark after the Autumn cut back. But there is no reason why a garden cannot look truly beautiful throughout the long, cold winter months.

Whilst flamboyant, colourful,… Continue reading

Sunny London

The sun is shining down ferociously in London and though there is a little wind both I, and my seedlings, trapped behind panes of glass are enjoying it wonderfully. It really feels like spring is in the air and I have to hold myself back from just going outside and seeding or planting things that really can’t stand a frost.

I have lost quite a few plants this winter. They… 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.