The cockspur thorns in the walled garden are covered in berries now and usually hold onto them even when all the leaves have dropped but this year they seem to be full of blackbirds enjoying the fat fruits. We’re busy in the gardens collecting leaves and finally cutting back the Dahlias which were still flowering … Find out more
Rudbeckia ‘Prairie Sun’ making a splash in the cut flower beds. The recent rain has refreshed the garden and all the late doers are flourishing. The herbaceous borders are full of Aster x frikartii ‘Monch’, Stipa gigantea, Perovskia atriplicifolia,Sedums and Penstemmons. The annual trim of the mammoth yew hedge surrounding the formal garden is under … Find out more
This wonderfully warm Indian summer is helping to extend the display of all the late summer flowers. Rudbeckias, sunflowers, Zinnias and Dahlias are filling the walled garden with colour.