The Patient Gardener

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Whilst the garden might not be as floriferous (there’s that word again) as some at the end of September I am pleased with the range of texture and colour from foliage at the start of Autumn.  The borders along the grass path are looking fuller and more established than a year ago I have finally cracked the left hand corner at the beginning of the path which because of its sunny location… Read More

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 my youngest son, who is home from University.  The snow that fell a week ago on Saturday has finally gone and if you look carefully there are all sorts of plants putting… Read More

These are my newish steps which I thought I would take a photo of in response to Gardening Gone Wild’s latest design workshop on stone in the garden.  My garden is very sloping and I cant afford to terrace it plus as the garden slopes up from the house I didnt want to look out of my window at lots of walls.  These steps are at the top of a steep flight… Read More