Garden blogging

Garden Bloggers Bloom Day – April 2017

There is a sense of nervousness around for gardeners at the moment.  In the South East it has been very dry and my water butt, along with many others, is now empty.  Pots need watering along with perennials now appearing with vigor due to the warm sunshine.  However, there is still an outside chance of… Continue reading Garden Bloggers Bloom Day – April 2017

Garden, Garden blogging, Garden visiting

Gravetye Manor Garden – A Dream of a Garden

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

EOMV, Garden blogging

End of Month View – September 2015

What a stroke of luck I booked this week off work!  The weather has been glorious, although with a marked nip in the air at night, during the day it's been warm and sunny.  I love September.  Some people groan "oh it's climate change", but I remember going to school in September dressed in a… Continue reading End of Month View – September 2015

100 Word Challenge, Garden blogging

A Mid September Show of Flowers

The secret to good warm weather in September is to clear out your summer wardrobe and air the heavier tog duvet.  Once you have done all this you will then have an Indian Summer.   Yesterday and today have been glorious gardening days.   I have sorted out some pots that were looking tatty and this afternoon I… Continue reading A Mid September Show of Flowers

EOMV, Garden blogging

End of Month View – August 2015

I am very lax in writing an End of Month View (EOMV) on the blog but I am sure you will forgive me if at least I do post an occasional update. When reading the majority of the EOMV posts from gardeners in the UK you will probably find mention the abysmal summer weather.  We have… Continue reading End of Month View – August 2015