Expanding Our Borders

For many years, at the front of Château Plombis, there have been some small borders, rather a thin strip of earth, containing some very old rose varieties which, along with flowering shrubs around the place, the lavender walk in front … Read More

It’s February, time to start sowing tomatoes

A year ago, last February, Alistair, the gardener-groundsman at Château Plombis, went bananas sowing tomato seeds.  At the time he was cursed by the rest of the family, as every available flat surface in the guardians’ cottage was covered with … Read More