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Floating Borders

It’s been quiet on the blog recently as I’ve been forced inside during the last several weeks as rain is followed by more rain and then again by yet even […]

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. […]

Winter Pause

I haven’t been writing much on the blog in the last few weeks as I’ve been concentrating on completing a book that will be coming up to three years since […]

Cycle of Nature

Earlier this week, an irreplaceable part of the borders died. It wasn’t a specimen tree, sentimental shrub or prized plant that died, it was Bob, the ginger cat. Bob doing […]

A View from the Top

It’s August, which for me signals the move from “mid-summer” to “high-summer”. I’m not quite sure what the official difference is as it’s still summer, but “high” summer has the […]

The Jigsaw Puzzle

This is probably the second post ever in the history of this blog that is distinctly NOT about gardening. Instead, it’s about what I spent the last couple of months […]

December Break

Goodness what a long time it’s been since the last post! I must admit to having become very lazy when it came to writing on the blog for the last […]

Two Chairs

Two chairs, together, just slightly angled towards each other, under a blossom tree or looking out through tiers of green or in the garden, nestled among tightly enclosed borders. To […]