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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 […]

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 […]

Cordially Made

A couple of years ago we made an island border, it was the first large border in the garden to be dug. We planted it with various shrubs, one of […]

It's all Golden

Although not as pronounced as when itĀ happens in autumn, there are a couple of weeks in spring when the sun is at a low angle in the sky and it […]

Eddie's Garden

I’m not sure why, but I don’t put an ownership tag on the garden. I don’t say that it is “my” garden. Photos are of “the” garden, we eat in […]

Wall Hangings

The garden is bounded by fences and hedges, but within, there are a couple of noteworthy walls, the main one being the patio wall that separates the upper terrace from […]

Heaven Sent Heaven Scent

Spring has been wonderfully warm, with a stubborn high pressure system sitting over the south of the UK we’ve enjoyed long sunny days with gloriously blue skies and little white […]

February, Highs of Fifteen

It’s meant to be the coldest month of the year, but it doesn’t feel like it. We’ve had some really stunning, warm sunny days. I’ve enjoyed looking at them from […]