Tag Archives: gardening

A wet Bank Holiday Monday

  It’s rained all day today.  It has been brilliant for the garden and my flower field, but in terms of being out of doors less good.  I’ve spend the day at my computer, with the aim of getting on … Continue reading

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#britishflowers hour – Books, books, books; an update from 21 October

Taking over the reins of running this very successful weekly event from Georgie Newbery (@theflowerfarmer on Twitter) was a daunting task but my co-host, Sara Willman (@myflowerpatch) and I found that when we asked the question ‘what flowery/floristry books would … Continue reading

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Gathering momentum

  I had intended to spend most of the day in the garden today, lots of things to do, but it started to drizzle before lunch and from the kitchen window I can see that the rain is still speckling … Continue reading

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Anticipating Spring

Where does the time go?  The anniversary of this blog passed unnoticed and here we are in mid-March already.  I’ve decided to blame the weather (that and other demands on my weekends) because I’ve barely  set foot in the garden, … Continue reading

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Seeing green

I love the colour green; I like to wear it, I have rooms painted in green and most of all I love to see it in the garden.  And I find that this time of the year, when things have … Continue reading

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A conversation with my Mum

I’ve inherited my passion for plants and all things gardening from my Mum.  It was she who gave me my first patch of ground and seeds to sow in it; Candytuft and Virginian stocks; and who taught me the names … Continue reading

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Back to the allotment

With the weather continuing so mild, and it managing to not really rain very much for the past few days I was desperate to get onto my allotment this weekend.  It is situated next to the footpath that I use … Continue reading

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