Summer on the horizon

May 2015The forecasters are telling us that summer is about to arrive and our cut flower beds are starting to fill with colour.  This lovely Aquilegia ‘Tequila Sunrise’ gives us buckets of juicy orange flowers every year.

Wist 2015The Japanese wisteria (floribunda ‘Multijuga’) has been making visitors gasp this week.  Its extraordinarily long flowers make a shimmering curtain over the entrance to the Italian garden.