The roses are loving the damp after last summer’s heat and are flowering better than ever, The lillies are starting – L.szovitsianum has 6 glorious golden flowers. The martagons seed around here and are just starting their display. They will be followed by L pardalinum and many hybrids. !
The Hot bed is starting its display with rich orange calendula, scarlet geum and stunning double scarlet opium poppies. The spikes of tall white foxgloves are dotted about.
Our new S African display bed, housing a collection of Agapanthus, kniphofias, gladiolus, nerines, eucomis etc etc is settling in well with exciting buds appearing on the Agapanthus.
The nursery –
We are busy weeding and watering. The sibirican iris are magnificent. The large stocks of the fabulous Dierama – the aptly named Angel’s Fishing Rod or wand flower are starting their display
Do call in and help a very worthy cause. We have now broken the £5k mark!! Thank you so much!
We are open every weekday 9-4pm £2.50 donation each for St Margaret’s (Somerset) Hospice.