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 [...]
There aren't many advantages to the weather the UK is currently experiencing. We can only relax, head out with a brolly, and enjoy the flowers. Those un-battered by wind are preserved longer in cooler temperatures and are lasting so much longer than they would usually. That's a bonus in my [...]
We'll be visiting the four corner of my garden this week to see how things have survived winter and how others are lighting up spring. Tetrapanax corner The paper rice plants that I planted in this wall corner are bursting with healthy green leaves. I decided to cover these with [...]