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 […]
It’s mid-summer, with late summer creeping in and the garden has been baked with hot sunshine for the last several weeks. I declare the borders officially out of control, but […]
Goodness, has it been a whole month already!? Time really does fly, especially in the summer months when the days are long, hopefully warm and all free time is spent […]
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 […]
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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 […]
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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. […]