Tag: peony

Now the winds have dropped

The weather here has been pretty grim. Howling winds and heavy rain have taken their toll on the garden. This fabulous clematis is now battered and broken. At least I got to enjoy it in it’s prime. An awful lot of fruitlets have been blown off, but it’s still looking like a good year for the pears, apples, plums and…

Sunshine and showers

Well, when I say showers I mean torrential rain! Just look through my kitchen window…..one minute the sun is cracking the flags, the next the rain is hammering down…. Apart from being beaten to within an inch of their lives, the plants seem rather happy with the weather. This peony simply closes in the rain, which I’m pleased about, for…

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