Garden moods

New English Perennial Borders

During my recent short trip to England where I was specifically studying shrubs – see earlier post – I took a look at two “new” (at least to me) large-scale, public, perennial planting schemes. One scheme was clearly designed to impress, the other succeeded. To be fair, designers are commissioned to create something stipulated by their …

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A Late Summer Garden Mood

Summer has been cool and wet following a hot dry spring here in the Netherlands, but our gardens seem to have like it. Mellow yellow is its mood.