Daily Flower Candy: Smilacina racemosa AGM

We’ve been searching for sturdy, shade loving-plants for our London garden, and where better to look than among the flora of North Amercia. Smilacina racemosa, the false Solomon’s seal, is a clump-forming perennial which produces fluffy plumes of creamy white flowers in spring. The flowers are followed by yellowish-green berries which turn to deep red […]

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Longstock Park Water Garden, Hampshire

The River Test in Hampshire is one of the world’s finest chalk streams, renowned for the quality of its dry fly fishing. I am no angler, but it doesn’t take an expert to see that the water is as fresh and clear as anything that ever came out of a tap – probably cleaner too. […]

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