Garden, Garden blogging, Restoring a garden

Restoring a Hampshire Garden – Chapter 1

'The Beginning' I mentioned in a recent post that my youngest daughter and her husband have recently moved and inherited once loved garden now sadly neglected and over run with brambles and ivy. They have been very kind to allow me to help them restore the garden and let me take photos and blog about… Continue reading Restoring a Hampshire Garden – Chapter 1

Garden, Garden blogging, Garden visiting

A Little Known Treasure – The Bishop’s Palace Garden, Chichester

Whilst The Bishop's Palace Gardens, Wells, is well known, not many people know about the one in Chichester.   It is tucked away off South Street, behind the cathedral, surrounded by the City Walls.   I have included a couple of short videos in this post, if you have the time please don't give them a miss,… Continue reading A Little Known Treasure – The Bishop’s Palace Garden, Chichester

Garden, Garden blogging

A Tulip Surprise

It's surprising what little it takes to produce the feeling of sheer delight together with some frustration on occasions. After growing just a few tulips in pots in 2016, last autumn I went mad and bought a lot of tulip bulbs.  I didn't spend a lot of money from well known websites, and went to… Continue reading A Tulip Surprise

Garden, Garden blogging

Help!  I’ve Made an Impluse Buy (again).

Generally my life is organized and I am a planner, however for some strange reason this doesn't happen with my garden.  I am an impulse buyer, frequently left madly Googling information on how to look after my latest purchase and then standing looking at the garden wondering where to plant it.   This leads to… Continue reading Help!  I’ve Made an Impluse Buy (again).