Whilst it feels like the garden is slowly climbing the stairs and putting itself to bed, there are still some plants having a party in the living room. Here are a few plants really showing off and others needing some preparation for next spring. Apologies for the photography - I've [...]
Autumn is here, I think we can say that now. Conkers are crashing to the pavement, we awake to chilly mornings and rain keeps arriving in pulsing waves, interrupted by warm sunny spells. It's a confusing time of year when I lament the season passed yet can revel in those [...]
It's been a while since my last post. I've enjoyed a lovely summer catching up with family and friends and having lots of fun. The garden is a friend that I have sadly neglected and I've been filled with guilt on returning from trips away. Weeds have been partying hard [...]
Dianthus or Garden Pinks are a fairly new addition to my garden but I add more each year. Here are my favourites for rockery, containers and borders.
Weeks of dull weather have been blasted away by strong solar rays. I can't resist sharing the vacation vibe with you all by paying a visit to the tropical beds. Many of these plants are hardy or need minimum protection so I use the term 'tropical' here to describe an [...]
More frequent visits to covid corner came back into play this week as the family were forced to isolate as close contacts of a positive case. School days lost, work days compromised and lost, a school trip cancelled and a twice cancelled driving test, cancelled again. We're all negative too [...]