I live in Malvern, Worcestershire and am a very keen gardener. I started the Patient Gardener Blog in January 2008 as a way of recording what was happening in my garden and connecting with other like-minded people. I started a second blog PatientGardener 365 January 2013 in order to try and post a photo a day to capture what is growing in my garden or places I have visited
I have been looking forward to this time for a few weeks now - its time for the Camassias to flower. I love Camassias. I love their height, the intensity of the blue flowers, their presence in the border. They... Continue Reading →
Sorry I'm a day late in joining in Pam's Foliage Follow Up although to be honest it is months since I last joined in but I'm sure she will forgive me. I thought I would take ferns as a theme... Continue Reading →
I have finally got my act together and am joining in with the Garden Bloggers Bloom Day meme for the first time in 2017. I thought I would start with Dicentra spectablis 'Valentine' as I moved it last Autumn, from... Continue Reading →
This week's vase is a simple one. The 'vase' was made for me by my eldest son today. It is essentially a log which he has carved out and filled with an old spice jar. It is a prototype for... Continue Reading →
We have been truly spoilt this weekend with temperatures more akin to June than early April. It has been a wonderful opportunity to get on and sort out seedlings that have overwintered in the cold frame which in turn has... Continue Reading →
The long term readers of this blog will know that I have a quiet appreciation for fast cars particularly of the vintage type so I'm afraid you will need to indulge me today while I share some highlights from today's... Continue Reading →
Hi, welcome to blog.
I have been blogging mainly about my garden since 2008 but my proper job is in higher education administration.
I have been very lucky since I started to blog to meet lots of interesting people, learn loads about plants, and visited lots of amazing gardens. These days my posts aren't as regular as they used to be because of work commitments but whenever I come across something interesting or beautiful that I think readers might enjoy I shall try to share it with you