(1) Sometimes nasty things happen and one cannot decide what the best medicine would be, without incurring collateral damage to insects. Plum leaf curling on Mirabelle de Nancy caused by Leaf Curl Plum Aphid?
(2|) Purple foliage is looking handsome in the garden and contrasts nicely with the fifty shades of Green in the garden. Taking pictures has made me realise that a slightly different juxtaposition would make a big difference. I'm one of those gardeners who frequently repositions plants!
Euphorbia dulcis 'Chameleon' and Geranium maculatum Elizabeth Ann
( 3) Persicaria Red Dragon is standing out nicely and will soon highlight the wonderful apricot colours of Rose Grace.
(4) Loropetalum Fire Dance is flowering once more
(5) Androsace sarmentosa Watkinsii starting to flower....
and within a few days
Getting down low to remove a few leaves meant I found out where the wonderful scent was coming from. Androsace sarmentosa Watkinsii has a really wonderful smell and not one that caused any reaction....
(6) Red Campion: a native plant, planted as a plug plant, looking lovely in the conservatory bed.
Again growth spurt means that daily walks around the garden are a must...