With the recent sunshine some of my more useful garden plants have gone quite mad and started spreading and growing and flowering. I love them and am very happy for them to go as mad as they like. Here they are: One Clematis Montana rubens, possibly the variety Elizabeth or similar which is useful to
This week I look at what has worked well in the garden and what hasn’t worked so well so that hopefully I can rethink for next year. That’s the plan anyway.
On my 67th birthday here’s a short story of my gardening life so far – it had a late start………..
Here are Six Signs of Life in my garden and Chelsea Physic Garden this week. Six plants providing scent, colour, food for wildlife or bursting into bud ready for the Spring
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
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
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