I initially started this post by saying that as I have been away most of November very little has happened to Hugh's Border, the focus of this year's End of Month View. How very presumptuous of me! Of course things... Continue Reading →
As gardeners we need to be continually adapting, whether it is to changing weather patterns, replacing ailing and much loved plants or in my case losing the tree canopy from the woodland end of the garden; to the extent that... Continue Reading →
I am sure we all have bits of our garden that we really struggle with and to be honest turn a blind eye to. I also bet that those areas are ones which are possibly in difficult to get to... Continue Reading →
It's interesting how your approach to the garden changes when you have time on your side. I don't mean a few hours but when you have a couple of weeks with few plans and so you can ponder and potter... Continue Reading →
Well March has been a blustery month from start to finish and last night was the worst for some time. Whilst the temperatures haven't been particularly low for the time of year I think we have been lacking in sunshine... Continue Reading →
Sometimes you happen upon a speaker or hear a talk which causes you to have one of those light bulb moment. Such an occurrence happened this weekend at the Alpine Garden Society annual conference in Stratford. The majority of the... Continue Reading →
I mentioned in my last post that I had created a new border - the Japanese fern border. My patio is quite shady on the garden size and is edged with a long narrow border which is backed by 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