Preliminary watercolour study  of Iris ‘Killiney’ by botanical artist Jane Stark. (Drawing courtesy of ISBA)

As the wife of a professional garden photographer, it’s not unusual to find myself standing in a stranger’s garden grumpily harrumphing while my husba(...)

Blooming sweet

You could, on first glance, be forgiven for mistaking its plump, spherical seeds for peppercorns, given the fact that they are of roughly the same (...)