February is typically the coldest month of the year in the UK and the beginning of this February was no different. It brought the first snow of Winter 2018/2019 and […]
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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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 […]
Well, this is the first post of 2018 and I’m writing this a little on the fly, so it may not be entirely coherent. I hope everyone had a good […]
The garden is a bit of a mess right now, but I’m not too bothered. Leaving the borders to get on with themselves while I’ve worked to restore the back […]
After an absence of three years, lilies finally make a return to the garden. The last time we saw these sumptuous and deliciously scented flowers was in the old garden. […]
I haven’t been writing much on the blog in the last few weeks as I’ve been concentrating on completing a book that will be coming up to three years since […]
Earlier this week, an irreplaceable part of the borders died. It wasn’t a specimen tree, sentimental shrub or prized plant that died, it was Bob, the ginger cat. Bob doing […]