My garden for the last 9 years or so has become my identity to many people particularly as I have been a serial blogger on the subject. Even recently at work people have started to ask about my blog and... Continue Reading →
I suspect I was unconsciously thinking about taking up the front lawn when I decided to feature the front garden this year as the End of Month view. It made me smile that I made no reference to lifting the... Continue Reading →
The first weekend of 2015 is coming to a close and the prospect of returning to work after the Christmas break is upon me. For me any time spent in the garden at this time of year is a bonus.... Continue Reading →
I don't believe in New Year's resolutions. To me it seems that you are just putting yourself under pressure to achieve something which will undoubtedly not be achieved and you will feel like you have failed! But that is just... Continue Reading →
As I mentioned in my post last weekend I have had the last week off work but the weather has not been at all kind to me. However, saying that it has been nice to relax and spend time with... Continue Reading →
At last the weather has been kind and allowed me a day in the garden. The weekend had started well with a visit to Victoria at her new home and meeting her incredibly cute puppy Rufus, who is a scream. ... Continue Reading →
I find this time of year challenging in the sense that I don't see my garden Monday to Friday due to it being dark when I leave for and return from work. I have no idea if the witch hazel... Continue Reading →
I don't go in for New Year resolutions as I think they are unhealthy and put you under pressure to achieve something which you will no doubt fail to achieve as you have never achieved it before. But I have... Continue Reading →
It has surprised me recently how many people have commented about the disparity between my blog name and my temperament. My response is always - "Its aspirational!"probably said with more and more exasperation. I like to think I am a... 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