Keeping my optimism up and my hope bubbling as I look in the garden for the small things that tell us nature is moving on all the time.
I’ve taken the offer of sharing an allotment with a neighbour – a totally new challenge for 2019 and very exciting. I’ll be asking my fellow bloggers for lots of advice please
A few small additions can bring more wildlife into your garden
As autumn moves on we can find various little things in the garden to enjoy and be thankful for
Six simple photos taken in the October sunshine in our London cottage garden
This week has been so sunny and gorgeous I had lots of things I could show you and have lots of lovely photos of autumn sunshine. Here are Six.
Small spots of late summer colour amongst the green making them all the more treasured
……… You cut a massive decades-old white wisteria down to the ground because it was strangling the house and covering all the windows? Well, undeterred it puts on a surge of growth and creates a sprawling bush at ground level before climbing up the house again. Moral – if I don’t want something to grow
Here are some photos from my recent visit to the new walled garden designed by Tom Stuart-Smith for Middleton Lodge Hotel near Richmond in Yorkshire.
In this weather I’ve had to sacrifice the look of some plants to protect them and I have some plants that are surviving quite well. I’ll show you both. Re: watering, I give pots a gallon or two each every few days and I don’t water the rest of the garden. I’ve cut to the
Six small samples of having to accept things as they are when you have a small garden
What can we learn from the resilience of plants and their ability to flourish against the odds? Walking from Sloane Square to Chelsea Physic Garden once a week I walk past many town houses with window boxes and basement areas of paving below their front door. I’ve noticed how plants in pots 10ft or more