Looking back on last month's End of Month View it is amazing how much the garden has filled out in just one month especially given how dry May has been. The temperatures have also been unseasonably low and I think... Continue Reading →
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 →
On queue the Deutzia is flowering in time for the Malvern Spring Festival. I don't know which variety it is as it was here when I moved in 13 years ago. I cut it back heard each year after flowering... Continue Reading →
I think one of the things I love about gardening are the small moments of delight and joy when something has germinated, a planting combination works well, or a gamble pays off. They are all small triumphs which often 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 →
Well March has been a blustery month from start to finish and last night was the worst for some time. Whilst the temperatures haven't been particularly low for the time of year I think we have been lacking in sunshine... Continue Reading →
What a wonderful weekend it has been. Saturday was bright and sunny and warm enough for gardening in a T-shirt and for sitting and contemplating with a cuppa. Luckily I bothered to check the weather forecast for a change... Continue Reading →
February seems to be ending on some sunny days which make a welcome relief after the recent grey and cold. It was a delight today to potter in the garden without having to wear a coat. As you can see... Continue Reading →
Another year and the start of another series of End of Month posts. Time for some new views, projects and pondering. I plan to start with the view above which is the grass path between the Big Border and the... 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