Garden Thoughts

  • New Season New Plants

    At last its March the worst winter weather has past the Covid Pandemic is coming under control after exactly 12 months as more of us receive a vacc...
  • A PLANT THAT FLOWERS FOR 12 MONTHS OF THE YEAR

    Ask me “What is your favourite plant” and my reply is CLEMATIS. Why? Well within this plant genus there is a variety that will be in flower every w...
  • Plant Trees For Future Generations

    This month I am supporting the campaign being promoted by Prince Charles and Dame Judi Dench to plant trees for the future.   A year ago I wrote “W...
  • What Better Christmas Gift

    “Plants are Good for You” All Gardeners know this. Plants make superb Christmas Gifts for all our friends and family.   They are visually appealing...
  • Edible Berried Treasure

    Berried fruits are very productive and really worth growing. They produce some of the healthiest food we can grow and many can be accommodated in q...
  • October Gardening

    The rose is probably the most popular plant in most English gardens. It is also one of the oldest in cultivation with fossil evidence of having exi...
  • Yay! We've Discovered The Best Pastime Ever

    A positive outcome of the Covid Pandemic this spring has been that a lot of people locked down at home became “Gardeners.” There has never been so ...
  • August In The Garden

    August is Summer and Holiday Time the weather is usually conducive to outdoor living so this year especially with the Coronavirus Pandemic let’s st...
  • Tropical Colours This Summer

    While we have all been in this unbelievable science fiction lock down existence many new projects have been undertaken and with the wonderful sprin...
  • The Garden Workout

    We Gardeners didn’t really need the Pundits to tell us: GARDENING IS GOOD FOR YOU! It is a low intensity work out that encourages an active lifesty...
  • Garden Structure

    A very important thing to consider is the structure in our gardens. We build our house, define the boundaries, lay the patio and buy a shed. To ble...