A spot of light gardening


When we moved into our rental house last November, we were ecstatic at the thought of having a garden and being able to spend warm evenings sitting outside chilling. Unfortunately we had not reckoned on 2 things – the perma-winter and the fact that we are slightly higher than all the rest of our neighbours,…

Weekends during the week


I do like them but I MUST not have too many otherwise they will feel unspecial. We went to Westonbirt Arboretum to look at some trees. It was very very pretty. They look so pretty and could be lethal. Neither of us would eat them.

Pondering about pansies


I think, given I have about a million of the seeds left, I shall persuade Chris to buy some more compost and plant them in the tubs that he’s got hanging around. Then it can be like Pansy Alley. His little garden is quite boring. I hope I have livened it up big style. I…