Diary of a Gardener’s Apprentice 4th May 2016

Another sun-soaked day in the garden.  Even more tulips have come into bloom. In the central bed behind the pond are Tulipa “Queen of the night” (almost black), “Apeldoorn” (brilliant red), West Point” (yellow) and “White Triumph”. In this bed opposite the front door to the house are more “West Point” amongst “Blue Amiable” (purple), […]

Diary of a Gardener’s Apprentice 20th April 2016

The garden is in full sunshine again today and colour is appearing everywhere.  The Forsythia intermedia over the patio doors burns brightly in the sun and red tulips (Tulipa) join the blues of forget me nots (Myositis sylvatica), hyacinth (Hyacinthus orientalis) and grape hyacinth (Muscari) and yellow and white daffodils (Narcissus) in bringing colour to […]