The New Front Border - Part 1

The front border is a narrow semi-circle, which the drive wraps around forming the “in and out”. It has gone through many iterations; when we first saw it, it was […]

Snippets - Part 2

Continuing the theme of random garden pictures for the purposes of assembling a blog post, here are the next set of headline horticultural items. The Zantedeschia have over-wintered fine. They […]

Revving at the Starting Line

It’s been very busy in the garden. Since the clocks went forward a while ago now, there has been increasingly more time to work in the garden on weekday evenings, […]

Snippets - Part 1

Here are a couple of pictures about the garden that I took with no particular theme, relation or intent other than the fact that they may be useful for a […]

A Spring Triptych

There’s too much going on the garden to be able to write about it and still keep up. Even a scrolling news ticker would fly by so quickly it would […]

Doing the Front Border - Again

It was all supposed to look so beautiful. A gleaming white picket fence, a formal half-moon, edged with naughtily ruffled thyme behind which were balls of lavender, then a mass […]

Fruits of Labour

Last year we finished creating “Fruit Avenue” a long border running the length of the garden and which is sixteen metres long and two wide, it really is an avenue. […]

Moody March

After a very wet but mild winter, we’re now in March and the weather should be warming up. I’m not alone in thinking this as the Camellias and Magnolias will […]