White Hydrangeas make a real statement in the garden as they add height and show stopping big, blousy blooms which last through to Autumn.
If there is one flower in my garden that I get more compliments on than any other, it would be my absolutely lovely Lupins!
An absolutely gorgeous blast of sunshine has just made all those reluctant, late Summer blooms peep out from their damp corners and burst into a flurry of colour! And when the sun hits those floriferous blooms, everything just looks like it has been painted anew.
I've often thought Buddleja gets a raw deal as a garden plant: it doesn't always get the praise it deserves in what it can bring to the garden!
Can you believe August has arrived already? There are times when it feels like the garden is about to go over but then there are flashes of colour and some things just coming into their own to give hope that the season has not yet come to its floriferous finale!
Foxgloves are one of those fabulous plants which look great in the garden, work in difficult shady areas to provide colour and are vital in providing nectar-rich towers of food for long-tongued bees.