I will be leaving Sussex and The Priory very soon. And if I'm excited about my future life in a different part of England, my lower lip trembles sometimes at the thought of leaving this garden; a garden in which I've spent hundreds and hundreds of my days. (By a rough calculation, more than 1500). … Continue reading The Priory In June
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
The Priory is a grand, old Dame and I love her dearly. But will she be rushed? She will not; she will put on a show in her own good time - thank you very much. Despite my whines that everybody else's gardening blog was awash with pretty flower pictures, she blithely ignored me and … Continue reading Finally
All that heat and all that rain has allowed the grass to romp away. It has been growing so quickly that ideally I should've been mowing it twice a week. Some rain But that simply isn't possible given my time constraints (and indeed my energy constraints). It does mean though that when I do mow … Continue reading A Walk About The Priory
and I just can't hide it, I'm about to lose control and I think I like it" So now I know what the Pointer Sisters were so excited about. Like me, they'd obviously realised that their Crambe cordifolia was about to flower for the first time. I planted mine out last year, hoping against … Continue reading "I’m So Excited ….