The Patient Gardener

I was about to write about the Silver Pavilion, a natural progression after the Golden Pavilion in my last post, but I spotted these photos I took of Chrysanthemums on my...

Stockton Bury is one of my favourite local gardens so the idea of a visit which also combined a country gardeners market with a range of local nurseries was an opportunity...

I have been attending RHS Malvern Spring Festival, as it is now known, for 15 years and over this time there has been a slow increase in the quality and number...

I had an enjoyable, although warm, day today at the local national Alpine Garden Society show.  Long term readers will know that I have a growing fascination with alpines and have...

Last year I posted about attending my local Alpine Garden Society’s annual show and it was attending this show that made me decide to have a go at entering plants into...

“The world isn’t all green and white” said Bob Wallis, our first speaker at the AGS Snowdrop Conference this weekend.  He, and his wife Rannveig, then went on to show us...

This weekend I was initiated into the world of the Village Horticultural Show.  I’ve never really lived in a village, well apart from 3 years when I was a child, and...

Some regular readers will recall that back in May I plucked up the courage to enter some plants into the Malvern Spring Show Open Garden competition and I won a second...