Daily Flower Candy – Campanula lactiflora

I have been a little quiet of late and that’s for three reasons. The first is work, which has been abnormally busy. ┬áThe second and third are garden related. In London we have been building raised beds in which we intend to cultivate┬ávegetables. I am ridiculously excited at the prospect of growing my own, having […]

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Hydrangea macrophylla “Merveille Sanguine”

Hydrangeas are something of a staple plant in Cornish gardens, where the moist but mild climate suits them perfectly. My grandmother grew them to perfection, watering them regularly with used washing-up water (complete with stray teaspoons), encouraging them to produce flowers of the clearest, brightest cornflower blue. Used inappropriately hydrangeas can be coarse, clashy and […]

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