So on Thursday 19th April we went away for The Long Weekend (more of that later). 27ᵒc. Evidence of new shoots emerging in garden at last. Daffodils coming into bloom. Last minute seed sowing completed. Fast forward to Sunday 22nd, 24ᵒc, daffs gone over, tulips out...
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Does any flower smell more enchanting than the sweet pea? Probably. An old fashioned rose, a tropical tiare, a heady jasmine, an undiscovered sticky frilly thing growing in a rainforest, I’m sure there are many. But I am quite certain that no other flower offers a...
GAPS KEEP APPEARING I feel sorry for David, I really do! He can’t help getting nervous when every time I go into the garden I dig up any plant that displeases me, seemingly on a whim. He reckons if he stands still too long I‘ll get rid of him an’all! I felt so...
Caroline’s visit to Kew, and continuing in her garden!
Julie’s first blog for us, looking at this year’s plans for her garden
Linda Firth gives us some tips and ideas for using pond plants
Clive Harris shares his recyling, reusing and reducing waste ideas
Geoff takes us around his stunning winter beach garden
Graham plans a scheme based on his love of dancing
Kate’s first blog looks into making her own seed compost