July 2014

Look at Those Front Trugs

Several posts ago I wrote about how I quickly and rather cheaply added instant impact to the front garden by planting up six trugs with clematis and some bedding. As […]

Out Foxed

Patter..patter…scrape Patter…patter. The Juliet balcony doors are open but the curtains are closed. Scrape..patter… I reluctantly¬†come to, half awake I open my eyes just briefly enough to realise that it […]

Update That Front Border

The semi-circular border in the front garden is coming along nicely. It’s been about four months since I first started work on it and one and a half months since […]

Welcome the Wisteria - Version Two

You may know that Wisteria is one of my favourite plants. I cannot praise this particular plant enough; vigorous growth, hardy, disease- and pest-free (for the most part), fresh green […]

Tilford Cottage Garden

On a particular day in the recent past¬†we were dodging deluges as we made our way to Tilford cottage garden, open with the National Gardens Scheme (NGS). This was the […]

Here be Dragons

It was a gorgeous sunny day and what better way to spend it than to pick a local garden centre and head down to see what was on offer. It […]