I thought I would use my wide-angle lens to give you a better idea of the whole front garden. The photograph is taken from the top of the driveway; the gravel path leads to the side gate as the driveway... Continue Reading →
Yes from the sofa as I have been incapacitated since Tuesday and spent every day stuck on the sofa wary of any movement which might cause me excruciating pain. It all goes back to an injury I incurred when planting... Continue Reading →
What a glorious treat, two whole days of gardening, in fact the first real gardening time this year. What with injuring my arm just after Christmas planting a Sorbus in the front garden and the icy or wet weekends January... Continue Reading →
This time last year I started the year's End of Month meme with a post about the front garden. By the time I had finished writing it I was completely certain that my argument that I had a love/hate relationship... Continue Reading →
So this week's In a Vase on Monday (thats two weeks now) is foliage from the garden, with the obligatory munched corner courtesy of the slugs. I think it is a good demonstration of how a winter garden doesn't have... Continue Reading →
At this time of year any time snatched in the garden is a welcomed treat. Here in Malvern it has been mild but also very damp with heavy rain on Friday and rain again overnight on Saturday and most of... Continue Reading →
I have to admit that my lackadaisical approach to the blog and to a lesser degree the garden meant that I had forgotten about this month's End of Month View post until Steve over at Glebe House Garden reminded me.... Continue Reading →
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 this down to last year's mild winter but presumably... Continue Reading →
It's a strange thing that my thoughts about the garden are at their most clearest in the early hours of the morning when I am supposed to be asleep. I find myself seeing, with what feels like surprising clarity,... 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