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 […]
Keeping with the recent theme of gems, I recently caved and did a bulb order. A very large one. The largest one yet, in fact – and that’s remembering the […]
I must admit that the picture is rather underwhelming, three pots of dormant sticks and they’re the supposed gems of the garden? With most things garden-related however, it’s not the […]
One of things I’m obsessed about in the garden is the continuity of flowering. It simply means there must be something in flower in the garden at any time of […]
It’s that time of the year when the season is coming to an end and the days are shortening, the sun doesn’t climb as high and the light takes on […]
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For various reasons, it’s been quite a long time since I last wrote and I have a terrible confession to make: I’ve done very little in the garden since the […]
We have a lot of Clematis in the garden, it’s one of my favourite plants, specifically the large-flowered hybrids with spectacular dinner-plate sized blooms. The only trouble is that Clematis […]
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For some reason, making the Landing Pad and the surrounding borders seemed to be a real slog at times. It’s taken just over a year to get to the “ready […]
At the very end of the last season, the Landing Pad was finished, in the sense that there was a circular area with bark chips in which to sit. The […]
The border around the Landing Pad looks like the same as the other borders in the garden, but it has come about a very different way. It was the first […]