Sorry I'm a day late in joining in Pam's Foliage Follow Up although to be honest it is months since I last joined in but I'm sure she will forgive me. I thought I would take ferns as a theme... Continue Reading →
I have finally got my act together and am joining in with the Garden Bloggers Bloom Day meme for the first time in 2017. I thought I would start with Dicentra spectablis 'Valentine' as I moved it last Autumn, from... Continue Reading →
We have been truly spoilt this weekend with temperatures more akin to June than early April. It has been a wonderful opportunity to get on and sort out seedlings that have overwintered in the cold frame which in turn has... Continue Reading →
The front garden is beginning to come into its own with the small narcissus and Euphorbia flowers bringing some real zing to the border. You may recall that last month I said I was thinking of filling the bigger border... Continue Reading →
How did the garden get away from me so much already? It might look nice in these photos but lurking in the borders is an army of Hairy Bittercress, Creepy Buttercups and Nettles. I'm normally well on top of things... Continue Reading →
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 →
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