Planting the Mediterranean Courtyard

Planting summer flowering perennials in a sheltered container garden.

View of trellis, arbour and roses from next door.

View from kitchen steps.

I returned to the courtyard garden in SE19 to plant up a pot selection including: Trachelospermum jasminoides, Cytisus, Echinops ritro, Eryngium, Scabiosa, Aquilegia and Potentilla (all sourced by myself from Coblands Plant Centre, Sevenoaks

Courtyard garden from entrance end.

Right hand corner including Red Broom and a small peach climbing rose.

). I also transplanted a Clematis and Japanese anemone, deadheaded, pruned and tidied everything else. Hoping for some decent summer weather to show the garden to its full advantage. For further details, ‘Before’ pictures, and regular updates, please see my Instagram feed: @thepengegardener.

Have tools, will travel!