thoughts

Fifty Tasks

It’s been longer than I had wanted it to be for a new post to appear on here. There’s a great deal happening in my “corporate” world that has diverted […]

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. […]

Romance in the Garden

Don’t worry, this post isn’t going to get mushy, it’s more about garden style. There are many styles of gardening, Cottage gardening, formal, wild, naturalistic, rock, landscape, forest, romantic etc. […]

Haven

The garden is gradually maturing and developing its own character as the borders age and years pass by. Microclimates, ecosystems and food chains are forming and there’s a feeling of […]

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 […]

Eddie's Garden

I’m not sure why, but I don’t put an ownership tag on the garden. I don’t say that it is “my” garden. Photos are of “the” garden, we eat in […]

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 […]

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 […]