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

Wendy Wasp

On the west lawn at the Priory is a laburnum tree (L. anagyroides).  I've never been a big fan of laburnum: a small tree usually growing in suburban  front gardens which bursts into yellow bloom in Spring - and then fades away again for the rest of the year. But our laburnum  grows out of … Continue reading Wendy Wasp