The Patient Gardener

I mentioned in the End of Month View post that I wasn’t at all keen on the row of Deschampsia at the end of the front lawn.  However, I discovered a...

Meteorologically with the advent of September we have moved from summer into autumn.   I have noticed a few bloggers bemoaning the passing of summer but for me I am beginning to...

As regular readers will know I have been acting as a plant reviewer for Plant Me Now this year.  The final instalment is autumn/winter bedding and I was asked to choose...

The sky hung heavy this morning with grey and cold looking clouds; I wouldn’t have been surprised if it had snowed although the temperatures weren’t quite low enough. For me today...

I seemed to be destined near to see The Garden House at its best despite having the opportunity to visit it a number of times a year now my youngest son...

This morning is one of those misty damp autumnal mornings that we seemed to miss out on last year.  There is a fine drizzle in the air the sort that makes...

I noticed this morning that unlike the back garden the autumn leaves in the front garden are predominantly yellow.  Whilst I do like the fiery reds of autumn I find the...

Having spent quite a few hours in the garden this weekend tidying up after nearly a month of bad weather I found myself smiling at Victoria’s post about her winter garden. ...

I wrote a post or two back on my visit to Arley Arboretum.  What some people don’t realise is that Arley also has a garden, albeit on a much smaller scale...

Today is a day that I have been dreading for a few months now.  It’s a year since my sister died of meningitis.  The past year has seen me blundering through...