Jeremy fears that the magnificent echium fastuosum in Polly Binder might have succumbed to the Siberian winds that arrived in the form of the Beast From The East in March. At the moment it looks like it has been decorated with wet mops. He bought the original plant at a small nursery in Cornwall and then grew the current version from seed. There is a chance it might recover; it is a waiting game
Kemp Town Enclosures is a communal garden, owned collectively by the freeholders of the 105 houses that make up the Kemp Town Estate. Developed in the 1820's by Thomas Kemp, the Estate consists of Sussex Square, Lewes Crescent, Chichester Terrace and Arundel Terrace.