Life at № 42 by E.M. Coutinho
I’ve decided that I want to make the wall that’s behind the house a bit more interesting. Especially because that’s where the entrance door is.
The planting is already great, but I want a somewhat more refined feel- in the Florentine taste. So I’ve decided to go with iron trellis. Three panels in the shape of arches:
I’ve already ordered them. Haven’t decided what to grow on them yet, but perhaps jasmine on the two outer ones and something more colourful in the middle. And definitely evergreen because the wall is bare in winter.
Later maybe a pair of sculptures or large urns in terracotta. Something like this:
I very much miss how polished the last house was. Anywhere you turned your head you saw a tableau. Balanced, thought through and well maintained.
Anyway, does anyone know what this plant is. I thought it was rhubarb, but I’m told it isn’t: