May 2014

Some Patio Gems

The patio is currently the temporary home of all the plants we had managed to bring along with us from our previous garden. Also present are plants discovered in and rescued […]

That Front Border

There is a narrow semi-circular border at the front that forms part of the in-out drive imaginatively called, “That Front Border”. When we arrived, it was planted up with a […]

My First Wheelbarrow

I’ve been gardening for over five years and in all that time I’ve managed without a wheelbarrow. For me, a wheelbarrow was one of those things that other people with […]

Tale of Two Borders

With having such a larger garden now, I find my attention flitting from one part of it to another. A few weeks ago, I was working on chipping the large […]

Hoeing the Trees

When we moved in, we saw that the line of trees forming the rear boundary were wrapped with mature ivy. This was worrying, I’m no stranger to seeing ivy completely swamp and […]