I was a little disappointed that the Priory's old and established garden only boasted one clematis.  Over the last six years I have rectified that shortcoming by adding a further twenty or so and today there are almost two dozen clematis dotted about the grounds.  Here are some of them. The original Priory clematis is … Continue reading Clematis

Priory Picture Post # 15

Mahonia isn't the prettiest shrub in the land.  Indeed, when I've speared my fingers for the umpteenth time on it's dead leaves, I tend to be even more dismissive of it's charms.An easy and effective way to prettify it, is to do as I do and nick an idea from someone else.At Great Dixter they … Continue reading Priory Picture Post # 15