Talkback: A gardeners' visit to Madeira
I saw a poinsettia plant in Nairobi over fourteen feet high in full flower. It was glorious but then my Clematis montana is too, climbing over my garage roof. I agree, Pippa, it's lovely to see the exotics but the real thrill is what we can grow here. I am buzzing with delight at the superlatives expressed by my first visitors en masse to my garden today - beautiful and wonderful were the in-words. I did so enjoy pointing out my favourites and the weather was perfect. Can't wait to do it again.