Feb 132012


I’m not keen on modern shopping precincts that are made up of chain shops and restaurants, but I can handle the new area at Spitalfields because it has some nice landscaping, and some quite nice restaurants too.

I liked this combo outside the Cafe A Vin. It contains two of my ‘banned’ bedding plants, but I’m prepared to let that go because the white-edged leaves of the euonymus and the petals of the cyclamen complement each other so nicely.

When I walked past again a few days later, the cyclamen had all been taken out! Cyclamen don’t like being cold and wet, so maybe the snow finished them off…

  2 Responses to “Cafe A Vin”

  1. Yes, my cyclamen are looking none-too-healthy in my windowbox at the moment. They may soon be doing a vanishing act too, but I think I’m going to replace with sowing some early carrots rather than struggling to find a floriferous substitute. N x

  2. My cyclamen in my window boxes are being very moody – one day down in the dumps, and the next perky as if nothing happened. It’s like having teenagers in.

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