The Patient Gardener

The blogging world is a funny old place.  You find yourself accepting invitations from people you have never met either to meet up with them at events or visit their gardens. ...

As with any tour of this type towards the end we found ourselves discussing which garden we had liked best.  I think for all of us it was hard to identify...

I haven’t posted about my garden for  a few weeks due to my travels but despite the rain over the last few days I have managed to spend a few hours...

I have just returned from a week visiting gardens around Dublin and Cork with a group of 22 led by Noel Kingsbury.  I was apprehensive at first as I went not...

The garden is definitely showing signs of spring this week.  Primroses are starting to flower and shoots are pushing through the ground in the borders.  I think the slightly warmer temperatures...

Like a fairytale princess the daisy border is stretching her limbs and opening her eyes, welcoming the sunshine which seems to have finally arrived. Aster umbellatus, like a bridesmaid leads the...

I have been increasingly interested in using grasses in the garden but have been slightly nervous  as they are an unknown medium for me and I have seen many badly planted...