Sunil

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 […]

January Diary Notes

The outside Christmas lights still need taking down (don’t worry, we’ve unplugged them) but there’s still three full bulk bags of compost and manure sat on the drive untouched. Guess […]

And So it Starts Again

As I looked out of the kitchen window on an unusually sunny winter morning, a glint of bright yellow among a sea of brown caught my attention. Dressed but still […]

Blooming Marvellous

Well, it’s been a few weeks since the two flower heads on the strelitzia tipped, ready to open and we now have the first set of flowers on display: This […]

Seven Years in Waiting

Seven years. Gardeners are a patient lot, they have to be. Many plants work on the timescale of years; a year to germinate, a few years to move on from […]

The Patio Clearance

It’s that time of the year again. The clocks have gone back, there is no light in the evenings anymore and the nights are getting cold. It’s time for the […]

The Landing Pad

If you’re an alien, travelling through space and wanting to have a bit of a sit down and rest, preferably in a nice garden that has the right parking facilities, […]