The Patient Gardener

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The Table of Delights is looking less than elegant at the moment.  It isn’t quite groaning with plants  but is definitely heading that way.  My seedlings which are being hardened off are sitting on it away from the slugs.  As you can see the rain has been pretty relentless in recent weeks and the temperatures have been low so I am behind with planting out.  However the low temperatures have meant that… Read More

I started a blog series last year which I then forgot about featuring what I like to call The Table of Delights.  This is my patio table which sits outside the living room patio doors and I  use for showcasing nice delightful things in pots. Though if the last few years are anything to go by it will soon get covered in seed trays.  Anyway at the moment it is host to… Read More

The Table of Delights is an arid place at the moment and somewhat neglected. I made a conscious decision this year not to have lots of summer bedding in order to avoid lots of watering and I am really pleased that I made that decision given the dry weather we have had more or less since April. The only occupant of the Table of Delights is an Agave which I got at… Read More

I introduced a new series of posts back in February entitled My Table of Delights. The posts feature the table on my patio where I have a habit of placing smallish plants that are at their best, or sometimes new acquisitions, that I want to be able to admire from the living room. Sometime there is a small collection of pots on the table but this month there is just one pot. … Read More

I have what I like to call ‘A Table of Delights’ on my patio.  It is just outside my living room doors and is part of an outdoor table and chair set but being a keen gardener I rarely sit down at it.  However the table is where I put my favourite small plants and I thought I might do a series of posts through the year showing you what is on… Read More