July 2012

Evening Primrose

Last year I bought a pack of Evening Primrose seeds, Oenothera Odorata “Apricot Delight” and this year, they have flowered. Evening Primrose is a strange kind of plant in some ways, it […]

Price This

This is a view out of the Velux from the bedroom window. You can see a wavy line of staggered semi-detached houses, their back gardens ending with a hedge, then […]

Rosa Graham Thomas

At the end of November last year, I wrote about the first Garden Arch and how I had just planted a bare root rose on either side, Rosa “Gertrude Jekyll” Rosa […]

Murder Most Horrid

A grisly crime scene awaited us when we woke up this morning. Feathers scattered all over the lawn: Other casualties were a tray of cuttings, several young lupins and a […]

NGS: Abbot's Way

A few weeks ago, we went to see our nearest NGS garden. NGS is the National Gardens Scheme, a charity where people who have a particularly beautiful private garden, open […]