The Patient Gardener

For the love of gardening is a seed that once sown never dies, but always grows and grows to an enduring and ever-increasing source of happiness – Gertrude Jekyll



Camassia time

I have been looking forward to this time for a few weeks now - its time for the Camassias to flower.  I love Camassias.  I love their height, the intensity of the blue flowers, their presence in the border. They... Continue Reading →


End of Month View – April 2015

It's amazing how much growth there has been in the last month.  The temperatures in April have been higher than normal and there has been little, if any, rain.  There is still a risk of frost so I'm not being... Continue Reading →

My pride and joy – well at least this week anyway!

These are my tulips of which I am very proud.  Having had a complete failure with tulips planted in the borders last year, probably due to the clay soil, I decided to plant some in pots.  I bought these from Sarah... Continue Reading →

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