The Patient Gardener

So this is the seventh year I have counted the number of plants in flower on Boxing Day.  It’s an interesting exercise and makes you really look at the garden to...

Curiously the mild winter we are having hasn’t resulted in lots of flowers in the garden this Boxing Day.  Last year I had a bumper count at 35 and I put...

My Boxing Day Flower Count is becoming a real tradition now as this is the fifth year I have done it.  It is simply a case of going round the garden...

This is the fourth year I have done a flower count on Boxing Day.  I had noticed when weeding on Christmas Eve that there seemed to be quite a few flowers...

This is the third year I have done the Boxing Day Flower Count and I have to admit that I really thought it would be a non-starter this year as there...

Last year I started a new tradition of counting how many plants were flowering on Boxing Day.  I was surprised last year to find 12 different plants, some of them obviously...

I remember reading on some blog somewhere that some gardeners do a Christmas Day flower count to see how many plants are flowering in their garden.  I have decided to start...