I have spent today at the Malvern Autumn Show with my eldest son (21) and my niece (7). It is interesting how visiting these shows with different people gives you a whole different viewpoint. The Autumn Show used to be... Continue Reading →
Yesterday I read a lovely post on WellyWoman's blog which was a Love Letter to her allotment written especially for National Allotment Week. WW's plot is exactly the same size as mine and like me she has had it for... Continue Reading →
I seem to have finally got my gardening mojo back - well almost - thanks to some visits to very inspiring gardens. I don't think I am alone in struggling to be interested in the garden this year especially with... Continue Reading →
Not much has changed in the greenhouse over the last month. The light levels and temperatures have been lower than normal and this has held things back. I have been using the greenhouse to protect many of my succulents... Continue Reading →
Its July down the allotment and despite the rain and low temperatures we have been having it's not doing too bad. As you can see the courgettes have started to fruit. The one above is Courgette Floridor and I have... Continue Reading →
I have been doing regular posts on the allotment but I thought it might be interesting to join in with the Garden Bloggers Harvest Day meme hosted by Barbie and Christine. However, despite it being June the cold weather we... Continue Reading →
I had a very soggy visit to the allotment yesterday. It was a case of having to go as I hadn't visited for just over a week and as I am away next weekend it would be another 7-8 days... Continue Reading →
.......cabbages really - not a King to be seen anywhere. Anyway the point of the title of this post is that I have been a little disgruntled recently, well in fact for about a month, about my cabbages at the... Continue Reading →
Hi, welcome to blog.
I have been blogging mainly about my garden since 2008 but my proper job is in higher education administration.
I have been very lucky since I started to blog to meet lots of interesting people, learn loads about plants, and visited lots of amazing gardens. These days my posts aren't as regular as they used to be because of work commitments but whenever I come across something interesting or beautiful that I think readers might enjoy I shall try to share it with you