Garden blogging, Garden Meme

Six on Saturday – 7th April 2018

I really should think carefully and plan when I'm going to blog to make sure that when I publish a post it doesn't coincide with specific meme's, such as 'Six on Saturday' hosted by The Propagator Blog. That is just what I have done - two posts in one day! Nature has taken a bit… Continue reading Six on Saturday – 7th April 2018

Garden blogging, Restoring a garden

Restoring a Hampshire Garden – Chapter 2

KEEPING IVY AND HER FRIEND HONEYSUCKLE IN THEIR PLACE This latest task wasn't so much a restoration job, but a 'let's see what we have here' job. There are times when this is necessary to help see the bigger picture. The garage, strangely built at the back of the house taking up some of the… Continue reading Restoring a Hampshire Garden – Chapter 2

Garden blogging, Garden Visits

West Dean Gardens Victorian Glasshouses

It is a pretty good bet that anyone visiting West Dean Gardens, near Chichester, will make for the Victorian Glasshouses no matter whether this is their first or one of many visits. On our recent visit we headed to the newly restored nectarine house. The beautiful Glasshouses in West Dean were built in 1890 and… Continue reading West Dean Gardens Victorian Glasshouses

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