Flowers

Which flowers attract bees? And what should you plant for the best fragrance? All these questions and more are answered in these posts. Find out all you want to know about flowers here.

The Road to Chelsea

The Road to Chelsea

A few weeks ago I was asked if would help out with taking the plants to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show that Thompson & Morgan would be using on various stands in the Grand Pavilion – having never been before, I readily agreed – what a chance to go and see a bit of...

Spring is on its way!

Spring is on its way!

The days are beginning to pull out, lighter mornings and also evenings too. Yippee! I love getting wrapped up and walking over the fields in our village with the kids and hubby this time of the year.  We love to visit St Mary’s Church in Washbrook which is in an...

Are you feeling the Love yet?

Are you feeling the Love yet?

I’m just not feeling the love! Apart from sloping off to the greenhouse every few days to check on the cuttings (progress not great.) I’ve done nothing NOTHING, I TELL YOU! Oh the guilt! I’ve come up with every excuse: it’s too wet, too cold, too early, too late....

Why I love September!

Why I love September!

Yum, I love this time of year! September seems to have an endless supplies of tomatoes, so I know Ill be making my end of season tomato soups. I chop up the tomatoes, one onion and about three cloves of garlic and a few chilis. I roast them off for about 40 minutes...

August – What a month!

August – What a month!

Hi Everyone, Where to start? What a month - the weather has been just awful, heavy rain, westerly winds and foggy overcast days. The perfect way to ruin a summer garden and then just when you've decided to pack up the patio furniture for next year, guess what the sun...

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