Garden

Thoughts on Thursday

The garden is a bit of a mess right now, but I’m not too bothered. Leaving the borders to get on with themselves while I’ve worked to restore the back […]

Nostalgia Trip

After an absence of three years, lilies finally make a return to the garden. The last time we saw these sumptuous and deliciously scented flowers was in the old garden. […]

Shoddy Maintenance

When taking on a garden, I’ve always kept up with the maintenance of areas that have been restored before starting new ones. This way, completed areas don’t fall back into […]

The Boundary Line

The back of the garden has receded several times. When we first moved in, we were presented with a wall of rhododendrons, from which a couple of sheds emerged, when […]

Fruits of the Avenue

Fruit Avenue was begun a couple of years ago with the bulbous border end closest to the house and drawing back in a long line to half way down the […]

Heaps and Piles

This post should not infer anything about my medical conditions but is rather to do with the recently inaugurated compost heap – a garden feature I’ve been waiting over three […]

Dependency Chains

I leave and breathe dependency chains. It’s how I get stuff done. People work dependency chains all the time without even realising. For the uninitiated, a dependency chain is the […]

Distractions

When I looked back in the blogging calendar, I realised I had left June with barely a single post. It wasn’t intentional and sadly it wasn’t because I was on […]

What a Load of Rubbish!

When we first moved into the garden, it was and overgrown blank canvas, rampant ivy covered the patio walls, carex grass and bamboo were out of control, buddleja was threatening […]

At the Boundary

I like to be ordered and systematic wherever I can, from evacuating a plane to going around the supermarket. This systematic approach also applies to the garden. We are clearing […]