The Tea Break Gardener

A blog for the laid-back gardener

Gardening tips, nature-inspired interiors and easy floristry.

How to build a rock garden

2020-05-07T19:44:50+01:00May 7th, 2020|Alpines|

A rock garden was something I really wanted in my garden. Achieving a good design that fits well into your garden can be a challenge, as can the construction. Here I describe how I built my dream rock garden.

The self isolators’ guide to gardening with children – sowing seeds

2020-03-27T11:44:30+00:00March 25th, 2020|Cut Flowers, Floristry and Decorating with Flowers, Grow Your Own Fruit and Veg|

Whilst self-isolating to prevent the spread of Covid-19 many people are asking me for gardening activities for children.  If there's one silver-lining to the crisis, it's that the weather has been kind to gardeners in the UK and if you are lucky to have access to a garden or balcony, [...]