Dear Readers, I’m taking part in Sunday Morning Live on BBC One tomorrow, 18th at 10.30am to talk about gardening. It’s the live section around 11.15am apparently, with people from different types of gardens. I’m told there will be compost involved and I’m taking lots of colourful things with me to represent my garden. The
I often think about what a garden is for. In this third blog I suggest that having an outdoor space to think about, daydream about and be out in is a great distraction from harsh reality, worries and niggles.
In my previous post “What is a garden for?” I suggested that a garden helps us live our lives outside of ourselves, physically and mentally. You can find that post here. My second idea is simple. My garden is for looking out onto like watching a slowly changing painting, changing during the day with movement
I’ve been thinking about what a garden is for and will present one idea in each short blog over the next few weeks. By garden I want to include any space outside your home where something grows. It could be a window box, balcony, pot by the front door or a garden of any size.