So what makes a good border these days? A thought that dogged me on my recent visit to gardens predominantly in Cheshire. And what do we mean by border? Is a good border classed as a typical herbaceous border as... Continue Reading →
We have been truly spoilt this weekend with temperatures more akin to June than early April. It has been a wonderful opportunity to get on and sort out seedlings that have overwintered in the cold frame which in turn has... Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →
I thought I would use my wide-angle lens to give you a better idea of the whole front garden. The photograph is taken from the top of the driveway; the gravel path leads to the side gate as the driveway... Continue Reading →
This time last year I started the year's End of Month meme with a post about the front garden. By the time I had finished writing it I was completely certain that my argument that I had a love/hate relationship... Continue Reading →
At this time of year any time snatched in the garden is a welcomed treat. Here in Malvern it has been mild but also very damp with heavy rain on Friday and rain again overnight on Saturday and most of... Continue Reading →
I have to admit that my lackadaisical approach to the blog and to a lesser degree the garden meant that I had forgotten about this month's End of Month View post until Steve over at Glebe House Garden reminded me.... Continue Reading →
The stalwarts amongst my readership will recall that I have had a love/hate relationship with my front garden. The lawn has changed its shape a number of times over the years but I still didn't enjoy being out there. Then... 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