In fact, the rather sedate SW7 for my monthly visit to buxus land, this time to re-programme the watering system and to have a general tidy round prior to putting in the sumer planting. It's Sod's law that it'll rain constantly now that the client's requested more frequent watering and I think I'll recommend buying a rain detector so that the system automatically cuts out in wet weather.
Also cut back a couple of out of control convovulus cneorum (silverbush), which is the same family as bindweed. This Mediterranean plant does really well in this sun-trap of a roof terrace. Unfortunately one of them had been chopped about quite badly and was so woody it needed to be removed, which left a nasty gap in the planting. Hopefully the client will decide she wants it replaced, but in the meantime I might pop in a couple of pelargoniums. The walls of the terrace are a beautiful terracotta colour and the client prefers white flowers, so this much underrated and slightly out of fashion little plant will be going into all of the pots and planters this summer. In time I might try and introduce some lovely blues, which will look great against the orange walls. Right, am away this weekend so will be scouring the nurseries of Wiltshire for pelargoniums. You have been warned!