As we near the end of summer the Lespedeza begins to come into its own. The flowered fronds waft gently in the breeze and shine out in the sunshine.
Chateau Milandes, once the home of Josephine Baker is open to the public. In addition to the exhibition of costumes and the wonderful falconry displays there is now the beautiful garden. Originally Charles Claverie commissioned Jules Vacherot, head gardener of Paris to design the garden which is now the subject of extensive renovation.
We have arrived at the time of year when the buxus plant comes into its own. After a long dry summer the flower garden is looking somewhat faded but the buxus still looks good. It gives shape and form to the garden and is also one of the plant species that do very well here. … Read moreTopiary in Autumn