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
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
Here are 6 tulips that have done well this year despite the crazy weather. Sadly most are over now so I will buy more late season tulips for next year.
Photos, thoughts and ideas from my cottage garden this week.
Tree planting, snowdrops showing, decaying leaves, scented shrubs compost and more.
everybody thinks it’s true” – Paul Simon 2007 We gardeners think about and work towards the future – we are assuming a future. We are optimists. Gardening involves anticipation and looking forward. We usually imagine we can make our garden nicer or better next year. Even as we look at our pots of tulips in
ONE I squeezed in the last of the tulips anywhere I could find a square inch to put them. Felt relief it was done, then panicked and ordered some more. Then remembered I had already panicked two weeks ago and ordered some more then – now on their way. So ordered black plastic pots from
Here are 6 things going on in my garden this week. ONE I bought loads of hardy geraniums at the famous Margery Fish Nursery at East Lambrook Manor Gardens in Somerset last weekend – my favourite garden ever. Will be planting them on top of tulips in pots in November sometime. TWO Piles of leaves
Snowdrops then narcissi and then tulips – fabulous bulbs for spring which we plant in the autumn