Garden Bloggers Bloom Day – January 2015

Another year and the first Garden Bloggers Bloom Day post of 2015 and I am pleased that I have quite a few blooms to share although you really have to hunt around the garden to find them.  Although I think that is what makes them all the more welcome, they make you get out into…

My Garden This Weekend – 7/12/14

It seems a while since I have done a ‘My Garden this Weekend’ post  partly due to bad weather but also due to other demands on my time.  However, this weekend I had the luxury of a weekend with no plans and despite the weather being changeable with sudden showers I still managed to steal…

My Garden This Weekend – 2/2/14

This weekend has been excellent from a horticultural perspective.  Saturday was spent at the AGS Snowdrop Conference in Stratford which I shall probably bore you about later in the week.  Needless to say I came away with some new purchases: Galanthus ‘Selborne Greentips’, Galanthus ‘Ding Dong’, Eranthis grunling and Eranthis schwefelglanz.  I am a novice…

Opps! More Hellebores

One of the most frustrating things at this time of year is that I only get the weekends to garden as it’s too dark when I get home from work during the week.  So when the weekend is wet and cold like this weekend I find myself pacing around and staring out the window trying…

Harbingers of Spring and Victims of Winter

At last a pleasant couple of hours in the garden.  I really struggle at this time of year as with the short days I only get weekends to garden and then I have to do the weekly household chores first so gardening time is very precious. I set off with the intention of preparing the…