Six on Saturday – 16th April 2022

I am determined to get my Six on Saturday post right this week so I’m getting it in early! Lots of new growth and signs of Spring in the garden this week as the days lengthen and temperatures rise. I’ve taken the risk on bringing a few of the more tender things out of theContinue reading “Six on Saturday – 16th April 2022”

Friday 18th – Sunday 20th March 2022 – A Perfect Weekend

Three days of really glorious sunshine this weekend made for a happy Head Gardener (and a happy tulip too, opening up to greet the sun). I’ve been busy pruning penstemon (possibly a bit early, as we may yet have more frosts, but I’m reckless like that); tying in clematis and climbing roses; pricking out seedings;Continue reading “Friday 18th – Sunday 20th March 2022 – A Perfect Weekend”

Friday 28th & Sunday 30th January 2022 – getting stuff done

I love houseplants but I really hate caring for them. Gardening indoors does not do it for me at all. Our house is ill-suited to houseplants, having insufficient windowsills, awkward light levels and lots of draughts. I’m a messy gardener at the best of times and houseplant care results in a lot of frustrating messContinue reading “Friday 28th & Sunday 30th January 2022 – getting stuff done”