The Patient Gardener

Finally managed to get out into the garden this weekend and start the big autumn clean up.  I have been getting increasingly fustrated as due to the weather and major work...

I have recently read a couple of posts about the merits (or not ) of Rhododendrons and I was reminded of them when I visited Portmeirion the other week. I can...

This weekend I went with my garden club to visit another local garden – The Tynings, Stoulton, Worcestershire.  The garden is a plantsmans delight so much so that on the way...

Shirl over at Shirl’s Gardenwatch has challenged fellow bloggers to decide on 3 plants that they would want with them on a desert island.  The plants can be ornamental or edible though...

From Faery Song  Shed no tear! O shed no tear! The flowers will bloom another year. Weep no more! O weep no more! Young buds sleep in the root’s white core....

I got the seeds for this plant this year from the CGS seed exchange.  The seeds were labelled Paraserianthus lophantha.  I have managed to grow two seedlings and as you can...

I’m lucky to live in Malvern in Worcestershire and to be surrounded by this magnificant scenery.  This is the view from my local supermarket car park.  Having seen so many posts...