So a while back I posted that I was expecting to be moving, on to pastures new and especially a new garden. I found it a hard post to write and was very emotionally as I walked round the garden... Continue Reading →
There is a faint possibility that my gardening mojo may be within faint sight of the horizon, it certainly has been away somewhere for most of this year. However, I am spending a few days with gardening friends visiting gardens... Continue Reading →
A holiday is a time to rest, recuperate, to discover new things and places, to consider things, make big decisions, make small decisions or just to be. A holiday gives us the distance to see things from a fresh perspective,... Continue Reading →
Continuing with the stuck in the sofa theme of the last post my Vase On Monday isn't a vase but a potted Hippeastrum. I love Hippeastrums, or Amaryllis as we used to call them. They remind me of my aunt's... Continue Reading →
I have resolutely avoided blogging about New Year resolutions. I am a great believer in doing rather than saying and it is easy to say I will do this or that but actually carrying it out is another thing. I... Continue Reading →
"But the beauty is in the walking - we are betrayed by destinations" - Welsh poet Gwyn Thomas Having to some degree drifted through life for the last 10 years or so in the same job, the same house and... Continue Reading →
My trip to Japan wasn't all about the gardens, it was more about experiencing Japan and trying to get a little insight into its fascinating culture. As I have said we travelled in a sort of zig-zag south from Kyoto. ... Continue Reading →
I'm rather thrilled that I have registered this weekend to attend the 2017 Garden Bloggers Fling which will be hosted in the Capital Region of the US. I loved the 2013 GB Fling in San Francisco and made lots of... 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