10th July

…flowers are literally shrivelling on the plant without coming out properly. You would have thought a hypericum would have been tough enough to overcome the drought. Hypericum ‘Hidcote’ Hypericum ‘Hidcote’…

2nd July

…the former barman at the yacht club has cut down the worst of the jungle. The only half decent thing is a huge Hypericum Hidcote in full flower. Hypericum Hidcote

5th July

…Melianthus major Melianthus major Plenty of seed heads forming on Acacia dealbata overhanging the garden. Acacia dealbata Hypericum ‘Hidcote’ and Jasminum officinale affine flowering nicely together outside the doorway into…