I started this blog in 2008 to record how my garden developed, it quickly became a gardening journal and I have loved it every since. I am passionate about horticulture despite working in higher education administration. I have started to re-engage with other hobbies: knitting, sewing and drawing so sometimes the posts on here may be less garden focussed. However, as I don't want to bore you with my new crochet obsession I have started another blog for this and if you are interested there is a link further down this side bar.
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This week saw the start of a new 10 part gardening series commissioned by the BBC – The Great British Garden Revival. The concept is that each one hour programme is split in two with each half focussing on an … Continue reading
..after 5 years of service I have rewarded my beloved camera by dropping on the hard kitchen floor and breaking it! What an idiot! I am so cross with myself and more upset than I thought possible. I have had … Continue reading
I was reading the April edition of The Garden last night, I know I am terribly behind, and I was intrigued by a short article by Helen Dillon on colour. In it she talks about how gardeners have been influenced … Continue reading
This post is written in response to the latest prompt from the Grow Write Guild. We were asked to write about what inspired us to garden, or who our mentor was. I don’t have a gardening mentor and I don’t … Continue reading
I cancelled my RHS membership this week, well I cancelled the renewal of it. This hasn’t been an easy decision which is ridiculous given that it is just an annual subscription to something. Just after having made the decision I … Continue reading