2019

Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens

Recently we took a trip with our local gardening club to Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens. Set in the rolling weald of West Sussex, mid-way between London and the south coast, […]

The Straight-and-Narrow

It’s Spring but I’m still knee-deep in “winter” maintenance, that doesn’t stop me from looking around the garden and wondering what the plan for this year should be. There will […]

Blooming Heck! It's Spring!

I don’t know why I get so surprised when the garden bursts into flower. There are flowers in the garden every day of the year but it really gets noticeable […]

The Wake-Up Call

What a difference a month-and-a-bit makes! I’ve been very, very busy in the garden. After a long winter of being cooped-up inside the house a sudden flip in the weather […]

February Snow

February is typically the coldest month of the year in the UK and the beginning of this February was no different. It brought the first snow of Winter 2018/2019 and […]

Winter Flowers

Winter isn’t the traditional time of year to have plants in flower, but we do and I can’t help but be rather smug over it. I’m still not sure whether […]

Winter Musings

The winter is a quiet time on the blog, but that doesn’t mean it is a quiet time in the garden. Gardening work shifts from reclaiming wild areas and creating […]