" To plant trees is to give body and life to one's dreams of a better world " Russell Page

Thursday, August 9, 2012

Aloe Polyphilla

A really stunning Aloe Polyphilla, a particularly compact and geometric type of Aloe.
An African slow grower, it unfurls its leaves in a perfect spiral, making it a very sculptural plant for a design garden.

If you fancy succulents you can check also this beautiful blog dedicated to Aloes:

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Garden inspired towels

 Aren't theese kitchen towels just too cute?
 They are dead chic and add a touch of class...
 You can find them at Lush Designs: http://www.lushlampshades.co.uk/

Friday, August 3, 2012


This pic is not mine, I just found it long ago on the web...
It is really putting me in that lazy summer mood!

Thursday, August 2, 2012

Lust for Colour

Summer is definitely here and we mooved out in the garden...
So if you are on the look for some really original colours for your garden furniture - to match any shade in your mixed border, well they do it! FERMOB from France manifactures high quality, no fuzz, metal garden furniture in any thinkable hue....
Check them at: http://www.fermob.com/fr

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Something for the Mixed Border

If you still have a gap in your border ( which we all do not - on regular basis) well then, you can have a look at these darlings:

 Centaurea Montana "Jeordy"

 Campanula glomerata "Caroline"

 Papaver Orientale "Black and White"
 Dierama "Merlin"

You can find a good choice at: