Ribes Sanguineum White Icicle

Ribes white icicle a welcome sight in the early Spring garden

Ribes, the common flowering currant is welcome to the positions which they enjoy in our woodland area. Read more “Ribes Sanguineum White Icicle”

Sarcococca Hookeriana Var. Humilis

Sarcococca Humilis (Sweet Box) flowering in our Aberdeen garden in February.

(Sarcococca Hookeriana Var. Humilis) is well worthy of consideration for your garden. Well it doesn’t exactly jump out at you but hey any plant which flowers in the month of February has to be a gardeners friend. Read more “Sarcococca Hookeriana Var. Humilis”

Helleborus Party Dress Picotee

Helleborus Party Dress Picotee

Over the many years in which we have been gardening we often had Hellebores.  In more recent years they were largely replaced with Summer flowering  annuals.  I think we were becoming too concerned with this blast of colour achieved in Summer. Read more “Helleborus Party Dress Picotee”

Paeony My Pal Rudy

Paeony My Pal Rudy, what a beauty.

take your pick regarding the spelling of this beautiful plant as there seems to be at least three alternatives.

However My pal Rudy is a cracker, Myra planted this one in our back garden some eighteen years ago at least. Read more “Paeony My Pal Rudy”