The succulents known as Sempervivum, common name House Leek, come in such a vast array of colours. We grow dozens of different ones but recently bought a new selection of six plants with a very subtle range of colours, reds, greens and browns. Simply beautiful!
A retired primary school head teacher, I now spend much of my time gardening in our quarter acre plot in rural Shropshire south of Shrewsbury. I share my garden with Jude my wife a newly retired teacher , eight assorted chickens and a plethora of wildlife. Jude does all the heavy work as I have a damaged spine and right leg. We also garden on an allotment nearby. We are interested in all things related to gardens, green issues and wildlife.View Archive →