The Patient Gardener

I would like to wish everyone who drops by this blog a Merry Christmas and best wishes for 2018. Instead of a plant themed Christmas greeting I am sharing with you...

I am rather pleased with myself for having finished my Christmas sewing projects before Christmas.  I did think I was being somewhat optimistic at one point especially when I got distracted...

I haven’t been able to do any sewing or crocheting over the last couple of weeks as I have been just so tired due to the stress of work and long...

A big Happy Christmas to everyone who reads this blog.  Thank you for your comments, advice, encouragement, support and even disagreement this year – its why writing this blog so rewarding....

Any one who has read this blog for a while will know that despite its title I’m not really very patient and there are certain things, like flower arranging and the...

In another moment of domestic goddessness and probably because I have been looking at Martha Stewart’s website too much I decided to make a Christmas wreath. I used to make them...

The worst thing about blogs and twitter is that I get lured in and at this time of year feel a need to do all the Christmassy domestic things.  However bitter...

If you read my last post you will know that we were meant to be going to the Gower tomorrow for Christmas.  However with the snow we have at the moment...

I’m not a big one for outside Christmas lights. Part of me has always worried about having outside lights plugged into the mains, how do you do this without running cables...

Heres a first for my blog – a Guest Post from the nice people at Dobbies Evergreens are traditional symbols of Christmas for their steadfast nature in the bleakest of winters,...