Six on Saturday – 12/3/22 Autumn Dreaming

Well we have finally reached autumn, I do like summer, but the cooler months are kinder to my garden and the flowers in there. As soon as the temperatures decrease the evaporation rate goes down and the plants can finally benefit from the water I am giving them, rather than just survive with it. The…

Wildthings – Plants that plant themselves but you love them anyway!

  Many people dislike plants that self-sow in their garden at random times in random places but I absolutely love them! Not only is their appearance a source of free plant material (invaluable for a large garden), but its is also a source of pleasure at their ingenuity and resourcefulness. Now the fairies in my…

My Old Fashioned Rose Garden

I am in the middle of renovating, finishing and replanting my rose garden. This is an ongoing project that I do quietly plodding along on my own pace adding the odd plant here and there, dividing up perennials etc. A view across my garden a few years ago, the exquisite roses ‘Mme Isaac Perieire’ and…