Continuing with the stuck in the sofa theme of the last post my Vase On Monday isn't a vase but a potted Hippeastrum. I love Hippeastrums, or Amaryllis as we used to call them. They remind me of my aunt's... Continue Reading →
Yes from the sofa as I have been incapacitated since Tuesday and spent every day stuck on the sofa wary of any movement which might cause me excruciating pain. It all goes back to an injury I incurred when planting... Continue Reading →
What a glorious treat, two whole days of gardening, in fact the first real gardening time this year. What with injuring my arm just after Christmas planting a Sorbus in the front garden and the icy or wet weekends January... Continue Reading →
She Sheds by Erika Kotite is not my normal choice of garden related reading but I was curious so agreed to write a review for Cool Springs Press. Erika's book explores the idea of 'She Sheds' which are essentially outdoor... 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 →
This meme has made me somewhat obsessive about seeking out something to put in a vase on Monday. I realised that this was the case when I got quite excited to spot some bergenia flowers when my eldest moved his... 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