The Patient Gardener

You would think booking the last week of March as annual leave would be a safe bet for some gardening time.  Not so.  Whilst officially we are in Spring the weather...

The cold has continued so there has been no real gardening done which is quite frustrating.  I have my fingers crossed that by next weekend, the first weekend in March and...

I have been a seedaholic for some years now though the last couple of years I was diverted by growing vegetable seedlings for the slugs and snails.  However, I am now...

You may recall about a month I go I posted about helping the Alpine Garden Society’s seed exchange by sorting donated seeds into smaller packets.  Today I helped with the next...

Anyone who follows this blog well will have noticed that I have discarded the allotment in favour of exploring the fascinating world of alpines – smaller, neater, no couch grass. I...

Having shared with you some long shots of The Garden House which I visited last week I thought I would now show you some of the plants that  really took my...

You would think as my eye sight was diminishing and I seem to wear my reading glasses on an almost permanent basis these days that becoming interested in alpines wouldn’t be...