The Tea Break Gardener

Greenhouse and indoor plants

Six superb Greenhouse Plants

2020-09-29T19:35:13+01:00September 12th, 2020|Greenhouse and indoor plants, Seasonal diaries - Six plants on a Saturday|

This week I'm featuring six greenhouse plants after a thorough greenhouse rearrangement.  Few garden tasks are more pleasurable than having a good old greenhouse tidy-up. Firstly, you're under cover if the weather is a bit cool or breezy. Secondly,  you have fun making new displays, showcasing the greenhouse plants that [...]

How to root monstera cuttings

2020-09-19T15:27:01+01:00March 12th, 2020|Greenhouse and indoor plants|

Taking cuttings from monstera deliciosa (other wise known as Swiss Cheese plants) is a cost effective way of getting plants for free.  The best monstera have huge notched leaves and these only come with age.   If you've got access to a large leaved plant of a friend or relative, and [...]

The village show

2020-09-19T16:26:32+01:00July 28th, 2018|Cut Flowers, Floristry and Decorating with Flowers, Garden Plants and Trees, Greenhouse and indoor plants, Seasonal diaries - Six plants on a Saturday|

Last night we finally had some rain and just stepping out into the garden this morning made me feel happy as the air felt fresh.  A keen breeze was blowing the trees, a cool one, in stark contrast to the "hairdryer on low setting" breeze we've had for over a [...]

A Wisteria revival and summer container flowers

2020-09-19T16:27:40+01:00July 14th, 2018|Garden Plants and Trees, Greenhouse and indoor plants, Seasonal diaries - Six plants on a Saturday|

My gardening week has seen much watering but also lots of joy at the beautiful flowers in my garden pots, borders and greenhouse.  I'm sharing a picture of my sweet potato vine and relieved that my Wisteria survived our building works. I've also taken pictures of 'Love in a Puff' [...]