The Patient Gardener


Jimi Blake is one of those passionate plants people whose enthusiasm is infectious.  You can’t help but smile as he almost bounces along telling you about his unusual ferns or his new fascination with bergenias.  Hunting Brook was the reason I booked myself on the trip last week.  I had seen it in magazines and followed Jimi on Facebook for the last year.  The vibrant colours and his ‘ignore the rule book’… Read More

This week’s photo challenge’s theme is Home.  At first I wasn’t going to participate as I thought I don’t have any photographs of my home but the more I thought about it I found myself thinking about what the word ‘home’  meant to me.  I thought about what I miss when I am on holiday outside of England and it is the greenness of our countryside with the broad leave trees and… Read More