The Patient Gardener


This post is written in response to the latest prompt from the Grow Write Guild. We were asked to write about what inspired us to garden, or who our mentor was. I don’t have a gardening mentor and I don’t really remember anyone in my past being very garden focussed.  I remember my parents clearing overgrown gardens so we spent a lot of time outside but they have a tendency towards lawn… Read More

If you are a fan of Christopher Lloyd and Fergus Garrett, as I am, then you will enjoy The Layered Garden by David Culp.  The title attracted me as I am interested in the notion of successional planting so I asked Timberpress for a copy as one of  my review books.  I wasn’t disappointed and I have thoroughly enjoyed  reading it. David is an American garden designer and probably well-known across the… Read More