If you’re a cat and look straight out of the patio doors you’ll see a Buddha head meditating on a tree-round facing back at you. There’s a border to its right that I’ve just come up with the name of, … Continue reading
In the corner of our small patio are the patio pots. They’re gathered together like a big family and nicely frame the view out of the patio doors. I know that we first started with just one pot on the very … Continue reading
Spring is advancing (although the weather doesn’t seem to have noticed) and there are many, many things to do. It’s one of the busiest times in the gardening year and I’m continually surprised by just how much work my tiny … Continue reading
My garden is predominantly herbaceous, and being in a temperate climate, that means it spends a fair part of the year looking barren and bare. There are several evergreen plants and shrubs but they’re by no means enough to keep … Continue reading
This Christmas and New Year period has thankfully been a relaxing and even a lethargic one. I’ve not thought much about the garden and have generally just been putting my feet up (in between getting some long-overdue chores done). However, … Continue reading
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As we head towards New Year, another cycle is complete and the garden comes full circle. About this time last year, I had the idea of taking one photo of the garden each month, the picture to be taken while … Continue reading
Last year, I planted a Christmas Box or Sweet Box – also known as Sarcococca Confusa – in the front garden to have something to sniff on the way out. It’s a some-what slow-growing shrub and a year later, it … Continue reading