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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Category Archives: Garden Techniques
Some times you have to listen to people when they are giving you advice and you also have to listen to your body when it is protesting. I haven’t done either very well recently. Consequently, by the end of Saturday … Continue reading
Another month has passed and the greenhouse is full to bursting although the winter occupants are beginning to move out and the new spring tenants are starting to move in. There has been a slight swop over with the succulents … Continue reading
Yellow describes this weekend – the sun has shone, the daffodils have bloomed and I have had two happy days gardening. Last weekend having only one day’s good weather I charged around the garden and the same was true yesterday … Continue reading
As a child I had a proclivity for making mud pies and generally messing around in the garden – as a small child I even came in with a slug in my mouth!! This proclivity has stayed with me through … Continue reading
I would like to think that Monty Don would be proud of my compost making abilities but deep down I know that he would despair at my complete lack of organisation and efficiency. I have good intentions and even got … Continue reading
I don’t tend to review products as I feel that in order to provide a good review I need to test them properly and I am just too disorganised for that. I can read a book, consider a plant but … Continue reading