A Gardener’s Guide to Snowdrops

The almost wildfire enthusiasm for snowdrop not only continues but is growing – a genuine galanthomania where amateur enthusiasm and commercial opportunism lead to a constant stream of newly named snowdrops – and it is a daunting challenge for any author to attempt a comprehensive listing of all cultivars. Indeed, it has frustrated others as … Continue reading A Gardener’s Guide to Snowdrops

I’m Hanging up my Boots!

Of course, it’s an analogy for other areas of life that these old shoes have come to the end of their days; not that I wished to throw them out but they had become an irritant to others and I had to concede to their judgement. They are certainly thirty years old and I imagine … Continue reading I’m Hanging up my Boots!