Category: Blog

  • April – We are open!

    April is here and we are thrilled to be open again. Every season has particular joys for me and if...

  • March 2021

      It was when I saw the blisters on my hands that I realised just how much time I’ve spent...

  • February 2021

    Well here we are again, I think we can all agree that this was not the start to the year...

  • January 2021

    So here we are again at the beginning of a new year with plans for our gardens and possibly (or...

  • December 2020

    I’m writing this at the tail end of November and two things strike me. One is that I am so...

  • November 2020

    There is a special quality to the light in November. A few days ago I was driving home and the...

  • October 2020

    October is the time of year, for me at least to reflect back on the garden year and what’s happened...

  • September 2020

    A couple of plants I’m really fond of are Dicentra formosa or Wild Bleeding Heart and Kniphofia rooperi, the red...

  • August 2020

    One of the things about a garden being left to its own devices for three months is that everything will...

  • July 2020

    There was much celebration on my part when I got the news that I was coming off furlough early. I...

  • June 2020

    As the lockdown continues and still only Tony and myself in the garden it can sometimes seem a bit of...

  • May 2020

    I’ve hijacked Tricia’s column this month because she and Heather are furloughed to help conserve limited garden funds. She is...