The Patient Gardener


I seem to have missed a few months of Garden Bloggers Bloom Day but with two weeks of annual leave ahead of me and few plans I find myself finally with time to join in.  The garden is entering its second phase of summer colour with echinaceas, rudbeckias, crocosmia and asters all opening.  The zinnias are just opening, a week later than I had hoped as they were grown for last week’s… Read More

This week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is ‘Express Yourself’ – which is a very wide open topic. I think I express myself best in writing, hence the blog, but that doesn’t really work for a photograph challenge.  I hate having my photograph taken, loath it in fact, you won’t find many photographs of me.  My mother despairs and frequently complains that she doesn’t have any up to date photographs of me and… Read More