The first Dahlias have opened and are great in the border or - if you have plenty of them - great in a vase at home.
Red admiral (Vanessa atalanta) feeding on Red Valerian (Centranthus ruber)
Luckily I have not removed this valerian seedling. A red admiral has visited today and didn’t mind posing for a photo. Read more about butterflies here. This website helps you identifying and learning more bout them.
Lovely to see all visitors and exhibitors of the Flower tent at the RCS this weekend.
This time I had set up my Smoke House with drifts of Agapanthus and unusual plants for the garden in Cornwall.
Design - before, works and after