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
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
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).
When Michelle Chapman at Veg Plotting said she wanted to start a new on-line project asking us to show what our gardens are like the weekend of 4/5 March, straightaway I put my hand up and said "Yes please!". Then I fell at the first hurdle and failed to post on my blog during the … Continue reading My Garden Right Now
Special occasions need to be celebrated in special places. It was my good, long term friend's 50th birthday on 18 July and it didn't take much thinking about somewhere nice to go on that day. We are very lucky to have Gravetye Manor about a 50 minute drive away, near East Grinstead. It is … Continue reading Gravetye Manor Garden – A Dream of a Garden
Catching up in more ways than one, I'm afraid. We went to Parham House Gardens, on Saturday before last (2nd July) and I have been slow in writing this blog post. Parham is only a 20 minute drive and we visit often, so this time we were sensible and bought a season ticket, it comes … Continue reading Catching Up With Parham Gardens