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Wall Hangings

The garden is bounded by fences and hedges, but within, there are a couple of noteworthy walls, the main one being the patio wall that separates the upper terrace from […]

Mad March Mulch

The bags of soil had been sat on the drive for weeks, just sat, not doing much, covered with bright blue tarp to keep the rain off. With late winter […]

The Anniversary

On this day, exactly three years ago, we moved to the South East (UK) and everything changed. Not only did we move house, but with that we moved garden. The […]

Spice it up with a Ginger

One of the best things about growing in the UK and particularly in the south is pushing the boundaries on just what you can get away with growing. As I look […]

Catching Up - Part 1

I’ve taken a longer break from the blog than I meant to and so much has changed and developed that it just has to be written down, somewhere. When I […]

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 […]

Five out of Seven

There is a narrow strip of border under the front lounge window, which was one of the earlier borders to be restored. It’s about a metre wide and about five […]

Starlight

Now that the corner border has been planted and is slowly establishing, I’m taking my foot off the gas pedal and in a sense, having a brief “Summer nap” (in […]

Talk on Corners - Part 3

Part 1 of this mini-series introduced the corner border as an expansion project, in which there was a flurry of activity in marking it out, cutting the edge and then a […]

Talk on Corners - Part 2

Part 1 of this mini-series introduced the corner border as an expansion project, in which there was a flurry of activity in marking it out, cutting the edge and then […]