This Week At Charleston: Allium attack

The walled garden looked quite stunning after the first frost of the year yesterday: artichoke leaves dusted white, snowdrops peeking through here and there and pale green hellebores like winter ghosts. My task for the day was to remove all of the alliums which have spread throughout the bed at the end of the lawn….

Seedy weekends

So far February has been a month of work deadlines and half term (aaaagh) limiting my ability to get going in the garden. But my appetite has been whetted by the appearance of a solitary flower on one of the three hellebores I planted last autumn; ┬áBy palest purple crocuses appearing in the lawn behind…