The Patient Gardener

Sometimes the smallest thing can transform your day.  Receiving an email from Lawnstarter this morning telling me that I had received a golden trowel award and was in their list of...

Long term readers will know that I have been hosting a meme at the end of each month, unsurprisingly called the End of Month View (or EOMV), for some time.  I...

How jolly my blog has been included in the top 50 gardening blogs of 2016 by Lawnstarter.com.  I am really pleased as the list includes lots of my long term blogging...

I have resolutely avoided blogging about New Year resolutions. I am a great believer in doing rather than saying and it is easy to say I will do this or that...

I was surprised to discover today that it is 17 days since I last posted a post on this blog and even more surprising for someone who has posted 3 times...

Pots of blue and lilac primulas I have a habit these days of trying to catch up with garden magazines over a cup of tea in bed on a Sunday morning....

This morning I was reading an article in Gardens Illustrated which revolved around the use of garden notebooks.  There was a lovely quote from Joan Didion ‘On Keeping a Notebook’ (I...