Poor man’s magnolia

Yesterday morning was spent indulging my urge to pull over in lay-bys and snip branches and buds (more to follow….!) These beauties are so like the shape and colour of magnolia. Not sure what the tree is but I await the leaves with excitement (sad but true). Continue reading Poor man’s magnolia

Hellebore heaven

Needing some change for the parking meter, I found myself having to buy this pot of little beauties for by the front door. A necessary expenditure, you understand… I have allowed myself to snip a couple for inside and they really are exquisite. Such subtle colours and by now nearly transparent; lunar and stony. It … Continue reading Hellebore heaven