Archives for the month of: September, 2012

This splendid Edwardian fernery on a precipice belongs to the wondrous Benmore Botanical Garden on the West Coast of Scotland – Imagewhat a gloriously indulgent bit of architectural frippery.




The craze for lurid leaf colour in the indestructible heuchera has gone too far. This level of colour blindness used to stop with the first frosts destroying all those hanging baskets of gross begonias, now you can have it all year round thanks to those tenacious plant breeders for whom green will never suffice.
This photo was taken in the ‘show garden’s a well-known garden centre cum candle and tat emporium.Image