June 2015

Another Unwelcome Visitor

There are many unwelcome visitors in the garden; greenfly, rose sawfly, aphids, blackfly, pigeons and deer to name but a few. More recently however, another entry was added to this […]


Deep in the Hampshire countryside, in the midst of quintessentially English villages with thatched roofs and timber frames lies an unassuming place, where the crystal clear waters of the River […]

The Clematis Montana

People are continually reminding me how dreadful I am with Clematis and how they always die – sometimes before I even get them to the check-out. Well, this particular clematis is […]

Magnolia Hill

I’ve been building up to this for some time. Up until now I’ve been dealing with small borders around the house; the side border: a narrow strip between the dividing […]