I’m lucky to have fabulous scent in my front garden right now because I’ve planted shrubs which flower now, when days are dark and colour is scarce. Here are some suggestions for you.
There are many ways to have autumn colours in your garden at this late time of the year. Furniture, shrubs, leaves, decorations and plants like grasses give a burst of colour going into the winter.
My enthusiasm at getting an allotment didn’t translate into any hard work to keep on top of the bindweed and couch grass. The potatoes tasted nice though.
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.
One thing I love about a garden is that you can leave it alone. It won’t sit there doing nothing till you return to it, reproachful, arms crossed, waiting. It just gets on with what it was going to do anyway – growing . OK so everything will carry on growing – things you don’t