I have always told myself that I should have a Gardener's Diary. I could make copious notes of plantings, mistakes and successes. I could fill it with reminders of plants to be moved, and various jottings of ideas and plans. I never did get around to keeping a diary, but now I have my Blog, so I have no excuse plus… Continue reading End of Month View – February 2011
I love this Spiraea. It's like a back to front shrub throwing out a lovely burnished autumnal coloured flower in the Spring, turning green in the Summer It is the last Sunday of February and, well, its raining again! I shouldn't complain though, I had a lovely morning outside, when it was dry, and the sun was… Continue reading A Sunday Seven: signs of Spring
I am the first to say that a lot of gardening is trial and error, I am sure no-one will disagree with this. Even the most experienced gardener will suffer failure. For some inexplicable reason, seeds just don't germinated regardless of the fact that they are ones you have used before and grown in a tried and tested… Continue reading It’s the little things in life!
How many of us, know of a house that we would like to live in, if only? Up to a year ago, I regularly passed one particular house, whilst walking to work. I coveted it, during my 20 minute walk I dreamed of how I could afford to buy it, and planned what I would do with the garden. It may be because it was… Continue reading My dream of The Garden House
The more I get to grips with blogging and visit other blogs the more I realise what wonderful photographs are posted. The clarity never ceases to amaze me, and I can only assume that there are a lot of people out there with super-duper cameras complete with long lenses and all sorts of … Continue reading My first daffodil Spring 2011