Lovely garden even in the gloom. Here in the Haute-Loire it's also a very cold wet May! Probably about 4 weeks behind in the garden.
Hello DavidI reckon this May will enter the record books. Its been way below par everywhere.
What an inspiring place!
Looks great! What variety of allium is in that first photo? I like the height as well as the size of the sphere.
Thanks. It's allium 'purple sensation'. I've got nectaroscordum siculum growing over the other side.
That's a beautiful place you have there well done. I love the house as well as the garden they look lovely.
Thankyou. We just need a little Maltese sunshine and it'll be perfect.
Very pretty!I especially like those ferns!LeaLea's Menagerie
Hi Rob! We just returned from South France. I was admiring French gardens - how natural and almost effortless they look. The same about your garden. Very casual and very exciting, at the same time.
Hi Tatyana, thanks. I hope you had a good trip. The weather's been unusual however, France and most of west europe is experiencing the coolest spring for a long time.
This is gorgeous! Green with envy right now! Jeannine
It may well be grey. green and chartreuse Rob but it looks great. Your first photo should be gracing the cover of 'Gardens Ilustrated'. We've had a relatively warm couple of days but with a bank holiday tomorrow it looks as if the weather will be reverting to type :)
Thanks Anna, blame the jet stream, it's unusually far south, looping round southern Spain!
So many purple alliums, they look great! I especially like the third and fourth shots. Beautiful and very Mediterranean.
Thanks Sweetbay. I think the gravel gives it a mediterranean feel. The green santolina seems to relish growing in just sand and gravel.
You have a thoroughly enjoyable blog, I so loved my visit. I look forward to your next post so that I can lose my self in this adorable area of France.Thank you!
Thankyou Linda. This is a beautiful area, I hope I do it justice.