Flowers, Garden blogging, In a Vase on Monday, Photography

In a Vase on Monday – Being Non-symmetrical

Yeah!  This week for In a Vase on Monday I am displaying flowers, not bought from a shop, or cut from the garden flower patch, but a little posy chosen from pots on my patio.   Whilst I was deadheading and I thought to myself there was no reason why I couldn’t arrangement a few in a small… Continue reading In a Vase on Monday – Being Non-symmetrical

container planting, Garden blogging, Patio plants

A Late Comer to the Party – A New Patio Container

There are days, especially when it’s too hot to do anything, retirement can be BORING!!! Maybe I’ll write a blog post about retiring and moving into a new area at the same time - I don’t recommend it. This morning I Googled ‘Best Garden Centres’ near me and an independent nursery called Meadow Farm Nursery on Hayling… Continue reading A Late Comer to the Party – A New Patio Container

container planting, Flowers in the Garden, Garden blogging

Six on Saturday – Patio Planting 23-06-2018

I am an infrequent contributor to Six on Saturday hosted by The Propagator Blog but coming back from my holiday and welcomed by a glorious display of colour on the patio I have to share them with you.1. My Container Garden It wasn’t deliberate that the brights are on one side and the gentle shades are on the… Continue reading Six on Saturday – Patio Planting 23-06-2018

Garden, Garden blogging, Gardening Course

MyGardenSchool – Week 4 Summer Luxuriance

MyGardenSchool very kindly offered one of their courses to me in return for writing a review of their 4 week on line courses. This is not an advertising feature, MyGardenSchoool do not have any input as to what I have written and my views are entirely unbiased.   Over the past four weeks, I have discovered… Continue reading MyGardenSchool – Week 4 Summer Luxuriance

Garden, Garden blogging, Gardening Course

MyGardenSchool – Week 3 Planting Pots for Winter Interest and Spring Joy

I have now completed week 3 of my free online course with MyGardenSchool.  This is not an advertisement for MyGardenSchool, they are not able to edit this post, my views are entirely my own. Week 3 was planting a 24" wide x 12" deep pot to give winter interest and spring joy.   Coming at… Continue reading MyGardenSchool – Week 3 Planting Pots for Winter Interest and Spring Joy