June View 2016 (and progress in the back garden).

It's taken me a while to find a suitable moment to take photographs of the garden for June's End of Month View, hosted as usual by Helen at The Patient Gardener. Gusts, rain, glancing sunshine, and a full-time job do not good photos make. What's more, adding to the aesthetical difficulties was the sad spectacle…

Tyninghame Gardens: a summer trip

My sister, it mysteriously turns out, is involved with the Garden History Society. Who knew? Not me. I didn't even know she liked gardens. Anyway, she does, and not only did she take me to Tyninghame Gardens, in East Lothian, last weekend, but she was recognised and greeted by all the be-jewelled and venerable garden-y…