The Patient Gardener

For the love of gardening is a seed that once sown never dies, but always grows and grows to an enduring and ever-increasing source of happiness – Gertrude Jekyll



Wordless Wednesday – Hellebore

Wordless Wednesday – Undercover Bulb


Wordless Wednesday – Hamamelis ‘Arnold Promise’

Hiking in Yakushima

I haven't written about my trip to Japan for a while but when thinking about how I would address the 'awkward' photo meme I found myself remembering the hikes we made in the temperate rain forest on Yakushima island. Yakushima... Continue Reading →

Wordless Wednesday – Iris foetidissima


Card – Weekly Photo Challenge

Week 2 of the Weekly Photo Challenge has indeed been very challenging and I haven't enjoyed it as much as last week's.  The theme is 'Card'.  I have pondered and pondered and I was going to go to the local... Continue Reading →



This year I have decided to try and participate in the weekly photo challenge set by Cathy, Sandra, Melissa and Jane - I came across it via Cathy's blog.  I like the idea that they have published the list of... Continue Reading →

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