Roses are especially beautiful right now. Most of the roses I grow will keep pumping out blooms for another 6 months but their first spring flush of flowers is the loveliest. Continue reading “late october roses”
Tall bearded irises are currently having their moment. Continue reading “peak beard”
The front garden is at its best after 6pm when the sun has dipped low enough to lose most of its bleaching power and colours return to their full saturation. Continue reading “october evening”
The ‘mutabilis’ rose in my front garden is absolutely smothered in multicoloured butterfly-like blooms. Continue reading “the inconstant rose”
Boston ivy is romping all over the brick walls in my garden, making a lovely green backdrop while the viburnum opulus takes centre stage. At last after months of blah there are quite a lot of things worth photographing out the window.
Continue reading “spring, finally”
Winter took longer than usual to finish with us in Melbourne this year. Continue reading “pretty things”