spring

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 […]

Heaven Sent Heaven Scent

Spring has been wonderfully warm, with a stubborn high pressure system sitting over the south of the UK we’ve enjoyed long sunny days with gloriously blue skies and little white […]

February, Highs of Fifteen

It’s meant to be the coldest month of the year, but it doesn’t feel like it. We’ve had some really stunning, warm sunny days. I’ve enjoyed looking at them from […]

Revving at the Starting Line

It’s been very busy in the garden. Since the clocks went forward a while ago now, there has been increasingly more time to work in the garden on weekday evenings, […]

A Spring Triptych

There’s too much going on the garden to be able to write about it and still keep up. Even a scrolling news ticker would fly by so quickly it would […]

Moody March

After a very wet but mild winter, we’re now in March and the weather should be warming up. I’m not alone in thinking this as the Camellias and Magnolias will […]

Patio Pot Plants 2015

With the days getting longer and occasionally¬†warmer, Spring is advancing and I used the long Easter weekend to start bringing plants out of the cosy comfort of the greenhouses and […]

Time to Blossom

Some of you may know that in our recently previous garden, there was a large ornamental double flowering cherry in one corner that was so¬†floriferous you couldn’t see through it […]

The Third and Final Act

Although there is at least something in flower for eleven months out of twelve in the garden, in recent years, I’ve come to see a pattern in the flowering that […]

Late GBBD For April 2013

As usual, I am late; this time for the Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day. It’s supposed to be on the 15th of each month but I got carried away with gardening […]