The Patient Gardener

Yesterday, the gods smiled, the sun shone and I finally got to spend a day at RHS Wisley Garden.  I have wanted to visit properly for a while but it’s around...

I think there is only one word to describe the garden this week – soggy! The ground is sodden to the extent that the woodchip and grass paths are becoming challenging...

This is the third year I have done the Boxing Day Flower Count and I have to admit that I really thought it would be a non-starter this year as there...

Alpine Easter Show 2013 There is no ‘My Garden This Weekend’  post this week as I have been away at an Alpine Garden Society conference near Stratford for the weekend.  Alpines...

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...

Any one who reads this blog regularly will know that I have a new interest in alpines which really means I have lots of small pots with dinky plants all over...

On Easter Monday I popped along to the local Alpine Garden Society’s plant show.  This was an annual show organised by the group I go to and not part of the...