The Three Peaks Challenge

Most of our verbascums have been ravaged by caterpillars. Some, perhaps protected by hoverflies, have survived. There are some wonderful scents in the garden. Some simply pervade the atmosphere. Others, like this salvia microphylla, a woody shrub native to¬†Arizona and Mexico, emit their fragrance from crushed, or simply rubbed, leaves. These have odours of mintContinue reading “The Three Peaks Challenge”