The Patient Gardener

I’ve been away for just over a week touring Sicily.  The weather was very much as we have had in the last few days – low 20s but for Sicily this...

July has whizzed past in the flash of an eye and here we are at the end and you would be forgiven in thinking that we have gone forward to the...

November this year has been wet and mild resulting in the weeds and grass still growing, even the drop of temperature earlier this week was short-lived and we are back to...

There is nothing better for the soul than a couple of hours in the garden, steadily working through a border, clearing and tidying especially on a grey damp Autumn day when...

October seems to have been a wet and windy month but it has certainly been a busy month for me resulting in not much gardening time and of course with the...

Autumn and the season of bounty is definitely upon us.  My step over apples have generous crops of apples considering how small the trees are; not bad for their third year....

I have been off work for just short of two weeks and have completely lost track of time and the date so unfortunately the photos for this post were taken at...

I have weeded, dead-headed, cut back and generally given the garden a good sort out this weekend and during the evenings last week.  It was long overdue and the chaos that...

It seems like forever since I wrote the last End of Month View so much so that I couldn’t remember what photos I usually included so this post might be a...

I’m not really a summer person nor for that matter a winter person.  I am much happier in spring and autumn as I prefer the weather and the way nature changes...