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: The Slope (incl Daisy Border)
I have been a busy bee this weekend and have achieved lots of the plans I have had rattling around in my head in the early hours when I haven’t been able to sleep recently. I have been saying for … Continue reading
I have weeded, dead-headed, cut back and generally given the garden a good sort out this weekend and during the evenings last week. It was long overdue and the chaos that has been irritating me for weeks, if not months, … Continue reading
After a slow start this weekend has been wonderful for working in the garden. I would say pottering but I think my idea of pottering isn’t the same as others. Saturday was a wash out which is fine as we … Continue reading
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
Due to the amount of rain and cool temperatures we have had in recent weeks the plants in the Cottage and Big Border have grown quite big and lush but the flowers are being slow to show their faces. The … Continue reading
Despite us having the luxury of a three-day weekend I don’t feel as though I have spent nearly enough time in the garden. I’m not sure why I’ve been in and out like a yo-yo but there has been lots … Continue reading