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Seed Sowing

Today I have been digging over my veg patch at home & sowing seeds, today I sowed Lettuce, Spring Onions, Carrots & Parsnips. All was going well until my Labrador walked all over them! He has a bad paw so I will let him off this time! It was so nice to be out there […]

Spring is in the air

Oh my, how lovely to finally see some beautiful sunshine! How it makes everything look so much better. I was at a customers house on Monday & they have a lovely naturalised part of the garden full of Crocus, I had to take a picture, so I will add that later. The Spring flowers have […]

Please let Spring arrive early

Boy oh boy, this relentless wind & rain is getting everyone down. I keep trying to get out there, I have done a couple of gardens, mainly tidying up late flowering Clematis, raking up excess leaves but it is so wet you can’t really do anything much. I’m sure Spring isn’t far away & as […]

Merry Christmas

Christmas is nearly here, I have made my wreaths for customers, tidied their gardens, bought the presents & wrapped them, I feel quite efficient this year. The weather has taken a turn for the worst now, so wet out there!.  Some of the bulbs were starting to come through the ground probably due to the […]

Christmas wreaths

Hello it is nearly that time of year again, & so to wreaths. I make Christmas wreaths from scratch, using seed pods/seed heads/foliage from the garden, dried chillies & fruit. If anyone wants to order one I am taking orders now, they are about 14 inches wide, & have a plastic backing on the back […]


Halloween pumpkins! I have mostly been carving them, had great fun doing so too. The weather has been particularly awful, there are lawns to mow but they are so wet but long, I am waiting for a windy but dry day in which to mow them. The storm did blow down a few trees down […]


    Autumn is here & I have been taking the dog to the woods, whilst there I have come across some amazing toadstools & various fungi. I don’t know all their names but I just love the shapes & colours so had to take some pictures with my Sony mobile phone, they come up […]


Long time no post! I have been very busy, tidying gardens, tucking things up for Autumn & Winter. Some of the late summer flowers are still looking great though like Perovskia ‘Blue Spire’ ( Russian Sage), Rudbeckia, Echinacaea, Lavenders, all still looking great. Soon the leaves will be start to fall, in the mean time the […]

Summer Gardens

Well summer is well and truly amongst us! The extreme heat has made everything flower & then fade very quickly, so lots of dead heading has been happening in peoples gardens. I think it is starting to feel Autumnal, the Liquidambar trees are starting to turn burgundy & the annual bedding plants are turning to […]


Phew! Melting in the heat here, but loving it all the same. I wanted to plant out in my own garden today but I am gonna have to wait till later to cool down before I do that! Haven’t written anything on my blog for a while, just been so busy. I did go to […]