Arctic Queen Clematis 

This is one of the most beautiful clematis flowers in my opinion.  I enjoyed watching it bloom over the weeks. It starts off like a tight ball of string and little by little the petals unfurl.  There are So many layers (it’s a double-headed flower) so it takes a little while for the flowers to … Continue reading Arctic Queen Clematis 


This week has been all about my clematis in my garden.  In prior weeks as the vines have been shooting out and winding around anything they can grab, they have been separated out in a fan shape along the fence and supported against a wire trellis and secured with soft garden wire.  In previous years … Continue reading Clematis 

Wistful Blue Clouds

   Fluffy white clouds and blue skies. A beautiful spring day leads me and my boys to the high street market where six Gerberas were bought and planted onto the back terrace.     I hope that as my row of daffodils finish for the year, these guys will take over.    The crocus and snow … Continue reading Wistful Blue Clouds