The Patient Gardener


Some bloggers have commented on the Inula I included in my GBBD post.  People seemed to like them which surprised me as I have been considering taking them out once they have finished flowering. Of course as soon as I decided they were to go they were covered in bees and so I felt bad and thought well maybe some could stay. I grew the plants about 2 years ago from seed… Read More

Colour in the garden – what a challenge!  I have been a fan of Christopher Lloyd for a few years now and my copy of Colour for adventurous gardeners is well thumbed  However, getting it right isn’t that easy and what is right anyway?!  As Chistopher says in his introduction many gardeners worry about colour and about getting it right so it is easier to go for something harmonious and be seen… Read More