October 31, 2018
How quickly the year is disappearing! The barbecue has only just been cleared away yet here we are in November, the last month of autumn. Seasonality is one of the many joys of gardening, imagine how dull it would be if the garden looked the same all year round
July 30, 2018
It’s payback time! After all the work put into the garden over the preceding months now is when we gather cut flowers for the house and enjoy feasts of homegrown fruit, veg and herbs. But perhaps most importantly, this is when we can sit out and enjoy what we have created. And in the evening, it is a chance to really benefit from those scented flowers we’ve nurtured and to drink in their perfume.
June 4, 2018
Hurrah, beautiful June has arrived – the first month of summer and the most favoured month for weddings.
May 2, 2018
The cheerful vibrancy of yellow daffodils has given way to the softer white, pink and lilac colours of tree blossom and of course the wonderful green of fresh new leaves. Spring has well and truly sprung.
March 29, 2018
The birds are tweeting, the buds are bursting and the bees are buzzing. Hurrah for April, spring has finally arrived!