The Patient Gardener


Digging up my back lawn has been completely liberating – more liberating than I could possibly imagine.  No longer do I have the tedium of trying to mow a sloping lawn but what I hadn’t really anticipated was how the dynamics of the garden have completely changed. Looking back its as though the garden hadn’t really come into its own, the lawn was holding it back like a parent trying to stop… Read More

I probably should be waiting until tomorrow to write this post as we have a three-day weekend but I am a creature of habit and Sunday evenings have now become the time I review the garden over the last week. For someone who is naturally self-effacing I find it hard to say that I am quite proud of the garden at the moment but it is true.  There was a moment this… Read More