My Top 10 Colour Combinations 2018

These are my Top 10 colour combinations of 2018. Chartreuse and magenta? Vermillion and Violet? Fuchsia and tangerine? You saw it first on The Mindful Gardener!

Vintage Silk

As you may have noticed, I have a thing for bright and deeply saturated colour.  But I have other weaknesses too.  Back in autumn I was seduced by a certain supplier of tulip bulbs and gave into temptation.  I decided to try some sun-faded tones: vintage silk alongside my usual velvet and satin. I selected…

On this day a year ago…

I love the smartphone for many things, not least its ability to track the actual history and progress of the garden. Human memory is incredibly fallible. I always think I will remember where I planted tulip bulbs/bare-root peonies/gladioli corms, but I can guarantee that two weeks later my memory will be half a metre out…