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 →
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 →
If you were to ask me if I liked variegated foliage I wouldn't immediately say yes but then again I wouldn't immediately say no either. It's not something I have a firm opinion on and I don't really understand why... Continue Reading →
I hate to say I have had a good gardening weekend when so many people are coping with floods or howling gales, but I have. At this time of year I think we are grateful for any time we can... Continue Reading →
Having managed to do the Garden Bloggers Bloom Day post in a timely fashion this month I thought I would also join Pam over at Digging in the Foliage Follow Up. I have read Pam's blog ever since I started... Continue Reading →
We have had a lovely early Autumn weekend which has allowed for some gardening as well as a wander round the local flea fair. Parts of the garden are looking really good right now and I am particularly pleased with... Continue Reading →
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 end of September it is so cool. It feels... Continue Reading →
I didn't do a foliage follow up post last month as I was bored with posting about the same plants all winter - even I couldn't face another photo of Melianthus major but with the warm weather and spring well... 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