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Impossible Chelsea

In a double whammy of gardening gloriousness, I went to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show for the first time. It was an incredible, exhausting, overwhelming, heaving, wonderful day. Thankfully I […]

Keukenhof Tulip Garden

There is a garden in the Netherlands, just outside the little town of Lisse. It opens for just two months of the year in the spring and in this short […]

Three Strikes and Out

Weather-wise, we’ve had a terrible start to the gardening season for 2018. Winter long outstayed its welcome and in fact returned several times to make sure we wouldn’t forget it. […]

While the Cat's Away

I’ve recently returned from a week’s holiday. It was the week where the UK went from 5°C to 25°C in the space of a few days. It remained very hot […]

Only Five Minutes

So you’ve just seen this come up, why don’t you take a quick read? It’ll only take you five minutes. The Banksiae rose needs pulling out of the eaves again, […]

Floating Borders

It’s been quiet on the blog recently as I’ve been forced inside during the last several weeks as rain is followed by more rain and then again by yet even […]

The Winter Jobs

While things have been quiet on the blog front, it’s been busy in the garden. I’ve been trying to complete all the winter jobs before, well, the end of winter, […]

Million Flowers

I’ve been working through a list of winter jobs that has had me about the garden on sunnier days. It’s evident in the sunshine that we’re now well into late […]

The Grace Period

It’s mid-February and I still have a list of garden jobs as long as my arm to do before the spring arrives. I’m in a state of shock that despite […]

Pigeons and Piles

Thankfully I have photos of one, but not the other. You see, it’s not the best time of year for garden photos, with very little – if anything – in […]