The Patient Gardener

So the snow has arrived.  It started about 6:00am just as we were beginning to think the forecasters had been over-cautious.  Heavy snow persistently falling so that now some 4 hours...

I have always naturally gardened organically, environmentally call it what you will.  Even early on before the whole organic movement got full under steam I only occasionally used the odd bit...

We have had some mysterious goings on in the garden in recent weeks which have led to wood craft books being consulted and much peering out of the back windows at...

The art of fruit-growing is all a little obscure to me. However, I am an eternally curious person so leaped at the chance last week to visit the top fruit grower...

I have spent a great afternoon in the garden finally doing some serious gardening.  The sun has shone for the most part and it felt so good to feel its warmth...

A couple of weeks ago I promoted a survey being carried out by the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust to see how we use our  water butts and to encourage people to...

Water butt that is! I think  both my water butts work quite hard but having done the Wildfowl and Wetland Trust’s survey maybe I could use them a little more. The...

March will be a month full of events associated with wildlife gardening thanks to the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWF). The Trust is devoting the whole month to promoting gardening to...

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. ...