The Patient Gardener

I had a lie in last Sunday morning, an unusual event recently but well overdue.  The only problem is that it meant my mind was wandering around (I had been woken...

I have illusions of grandeur and have created what I like to call the bog garden all of which makes me sound like I am auditioning to play Miranda Hart’s mother. ...

With the arrival of some much needed rain over the last few weeks my son and I have finally started on some of the projects I had planned for the garden. ...

Today was the best day in the garden this year but that isn’t really saying much as it’s the first day I have really been able to spend any time outside...

It’s the end of October and the garden is slowly throwing off its summer glad rags and getting ready for a long sleep.  I thought for a change this month I...

Finally, after three weekends of not being able to get in the garden due to two colds and family commitments I managed to spend quite a bit of time indulging myself...

Yesterday the weather was just about warm enough for me to brave the garden for an hour – with plenty of layers on.  It was nice to get some fresh air...

Garden blogging for the last 18 months has really expanded my knowledge without me really realising that I was absorbing so much information.  However, I realised today that my knowledge has...

Argh – I have lost all control of the garden.  I know that in truth we can never control nature but even the illusion that I am on top of things...

I am always looking for an excuse to increase the water in my garden apart from the stuff that comes down from the sky.  I have been thinking about having a...