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Now and Then

Posted 2nd January 2014 • ArchivePrevious PostNext Post

We were visiting our friends at Wabi Sabi near Chichester the other day, and swung by our old house out of curiosity. They'd removed the holm oak (Qurcus ilex) and the loquat (Eriobotrya japonica), but the maki (Podocarpus macrophyllus) and the (no common name that I know of, it's so unusual) Osmanthus yunnanensis were doing rather well. I tend to over-plant my gardens, leaving them as potential forests if intended pruning isn't stuck to...

Here it is now:
Now

And here it was then:
then

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