January 2012


When we visited my maternal grandmother in India during a trip last year, I noticed a very large woody shrub with elongated, strikingly veined leaves and dotted about were some […]

The Plastic Greenhouse

I have mentioned that I have a greenhouse of sorts every so often in these posts but haven’t said much about it. It isn’t a large, grand Victorian affair, it […]

Front Border

A few days ago I spent some time tidying up the front border in the front garden while the weather was mild. The hebes were trying to claim the pavement […]

Poor Little Azalea

We have a tiny little azalea, about 15 cm high at best, tucked away in a sheltered and shady-ish spot underneath an established ornamental red-currant. It doesn’t really take any […]