The Patient Gardener


My apologies for the delay in this post which should have been published yesterday. I have been somewhat distracted by a lack of heating, hot water and reduced cooking appliances since Thursday.  I won’t bore you with the details suffice to say it’s not due to am oversight on bill payment. The situation should be resolved on Tuesday but in the meantime I have been unbelievably distracted with staying warm.  The persistent… Read More

It is no use asking me or anyone else how to dig… Better to go and watch a man digging, and then take a spade and try to do it. Gertrude Jekyll I love Gertrude Jekyll.  Not because of her beautiful colour co-ordinated borders but because of her straight forward writing style and practical approach. One of my bug-bears when it comes to gardening is gardeners lack of confidence at undertaking quite… Read More