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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

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My Garden This Weekend – 18/10/15

The arrival of Autumn has been more noticeable this weekend with the first flurry of fallen leaves on the paths.  But just as you start to feel sad you spot the first signs of snowdrop leaves beginning to push their... Continue Reading →

My Garden This Weekend – 4th October 2015

What a lovely autumn weekend.  Misty cool mornings followed by warm sunny afternoons. I do love Autumn; its my second favourite season after Spring. We were busy with some family gatherings and a need to buy a new wheelbarrow -... Continue Reading →

My Garden This Weekend – 25/5/15

I have spent the last two days in the garden and it has been lovely.   I did consider popping over the Malvern Hills to visit some gardens in Leominster this afternoon but by lunchtime I had really got stuck into... Continue Reading →

My Garden This Weekend – 26th April 2015

Today the forecasters predicted low temperatures of around 10C and wind and maybe rain.  Now I would certainly have welcomed the rain since it hasn't really rained all month and whilst the established plants are fine those I have been... Continue Reading →

The Greenhouse Review – April

Here we are and the greenhouse is just as full as last month although the occupants have changed a little.  Some salvias and an agave which were being overwintered have now moved outside, although I will have to keep an... Continue Reading →

Greenhouse Review – March 2015

I have been meaning to join in with Peonies and Posies monthly meme on the greenhouse for a while but I keep forgetting.  Luckily I spotted a post elsewhere which has reminded me so here I am.  My greenhouse is... Continue Reading →

My Garden This Weekend – 16/2/15

I am still aching from my gardening session yesterday which shows either just how unfit I have got over the winter or that I took on more than I should have.  It doesn't matter though because despite the aches I... Continue Reading →

Always Trust Your Instincts

This photograph represents a serious amongst of angst and irritation that I have experienced over the last few weeks. I have had my small greenhouse (6' x 4') for probably 8 years and it has a small thermostatically controlled electric... Continue Reading →

My Garden This Weekend – 26th October 2014

A nice horticultural weekend has been had with yesterday spent at my HPS group meeting.  As ever an excellent day was had with an interesting group discussion in the  morning about what is looking good in gardens mainly chrysanthemums. A... Continue Reading →

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