Bouquet Brownie Points

I like to be in credit. That applies to financial credit, favour credit and most importantly, relationship credit. If I build up enough relationship credit then I can trade it […]

A Complete Statement

I make statements. That, in itself was a statement. They are about what I want and in particular what I want from the garden or what I want it to […]

As one plant dies, so it leaves behind an opportunity for another to take its place. This time, one of the Canary Island Date Palms (Phoenix Canariensis) did not survive […]

A most noticeable omission from the May Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day was the Wisteria we have. Not to worry though, it’s still alive and well, but didn’t appreciate the cold […]

The Ghost Iris

Several years ago I was kindly given a clump of Iris Sibirica in a bucket, it took some detective work to figure out that this is what they were. They […]

Going Up...

I have a small garden, prime border real estate is very limited and at a premium when there is high demand from plants that are literally queuing up to have […]

Perfect Moments

I like to think that all parts of my garden give wonderfully amazing experiences, but I know that’s not true. However there is one particular time and one particular place […]

The Terrible, Terrible Mistake

It’s not easy for me to admit this, but I’m only realising now that I once made a terrible, terrible gardening mistake. Let me take you back a few years […]

Water Pearls

Courtesy of daddy, we recently came home with a large, sumptuous hosta in a bucket that now sits on the front door step giving the entrance a bit more of […]