The front garden is beginning to come into its own with the small narcissus and Euphorbia flowers bringing some real zing to the border. You may recall that last month I said I was thinking of filling the bigger border... Continue Reading →
Well it was only a matter of time before daffodils were the subject of the In a Vase on Monday post. Many of these were blown over in the winds at the end of last week and some had to... Continue Reading →
How did the garden get away from me so much already? It might look nice in these photos but lurking in the borders is an army of Hairy Bittercress, Creepy Buttercups and Nettles. I'm normally well on top of things... Continue Reading →
Most readers will be aware that I have recently re-embraced my love of embroidery. However, what you might not know if that deep down in side me I have a love of fashion, particularly historic garments. So you can imagine... Continue Reading →
I've never cut Forsythia for the house before and I really pleased I have chosen it for this week's Monday Vase post. My forsythia bush is to be pitied. It grows right up against the fence and has struggled for... Continue Reading →
Back in January I shared a new project, called a Year in Stitches and I thought it was time to do an update. Essentially the idea is that you stitch each day adding to your piece of work. The project... 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