Ok, I'm going to be very honest these are Waitrose bought peonies. They are so beautiful I couldn't resist. Although peonies in a vase may not last long it is wonderful to be able to have a week or two enjoying them. I found a vase I don't often use because of the narrow neck… Continue reading In a Vase on Monday – Perfect Peonies
They say better late than never! No longer the owner of a garden I was feeling a little melancholy, to say the least, when reading the links to the various blog posts for the End of Month View. Whilst looking at the photos of other gardeners flowers and plants I realised there is no reason… Continue reading End of Month View – May 2018
I've just realised it's been 5 weeks since I last wrote an update on my daughter and Son in Law's Hampshire Garden. The last blog post, Chapter Two, was all about sorting out the heavy duty, overgrown trellis along the side of the garage. It is now festooned with lights and hanging pots, much nicer… Continue reading Restoring a Hampshire Garden – Chapter 3
When faced with an overgrown allotment and not know what to do first, as the song goes: "Let's start at the very beginning. A very good place to start." I finally moved to Emsworth at the end of the day on Friday 20th April after my Buyer's solicitors took things right up to the wire… Continue reading I Have an Allotment!