The Patient Gardener

What’s more important to you  – plants or design?  For me its plants every time and always has been.  Originally I started with some bedding plants and hanging baskets then as...

In response to the RHS’s attempt to find the plant of the centenary as part of its celebrations of 100 years of the Chelsea Flower Show VP has challenged garden bloggers...

  I am on a steep learning curve were edibles are concerned.  I acquired an allotment in November and have been muddling my way along ever since.  I love those bags...

Yesterday I went to Grand Designs Live at the NEC in Birmingham with my eldest thanks to some complimentary tickets from James.  This isn’t the sort of show I would normally...

I  spent yesterday at the Malvern Autumn show and ended up being there a lot longer than originally anticipated.  About four years ago the show had only a small horticultural offering,...