It's interesting how your approach to the garden changes when you have time on your side. I don't mean a few hours but when you have a couple of weeks with few plans and so you can ponder and potter... Continue Reading →
Thankfully today and over night we have had a good deluge of rain, topping up the water butts. Sadly, whilst it appears a lot of rain the actual total for the last 24 hours is only 1.6mm which will only... Continue Reading →
I'm sure you won't mind me saying that I am rather pleased with my garden at the moment. It makes me smile so much especially when the sun shines, as it has been all week, and the small spring flowers... Continue Reading →
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 mild temperatures for the time of year and fog.... Continue Reading →
Autumn has decidedly arrived although not the crisp dry Autumn that I prefer, instead it has been a bit grey and quite damp leading to soggy piles of leaves to collect; many have already been collected. I have noticed that... Continue Reading →
I have been a busy bee this weekend and have achieved lots of the plans I have had rattling around in my head in the early hours when I haven't been able to sleep recently. I have been saying for... Continue Reading →
After all the rain and cool temperatures we have had it has been a lovely warm weekend; even at times, dare I say it, too warm for gardening. Saturday was spent at the local HPS group meeting which I always... Continue Reading →
Despite us having the luxury of a three-day weekend I don't feel as though I have spent nearly enough time in the garden. I'm not sure why I've been in and out like a yo-yo but there has been lots... Continue Reading →
I did say I was going to start this monthly meme with the view from my back window but I forgot and the light is now appalling so instead you have a view of my front garden taken yesterday when... 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