March 1, 2019
March sees the start of the busiest time in the gardening year. There are seeds to be sown, onion sets to be planted, winter weeding to complete, bare root trees to plant, lawns to mow and oh so much more.
January 31, 2019
Spring is in sight. The days are visibly lengthening, and our gardens are slowly reawakening. Depending on where you live, primroses, muscari and iris reticulata will be in flower and daffodils will be strutting their jaunty stuff.
December 21, 2018
Winter is well and truly upon us with January often being one of the coldest months. Snow, frost, wind, rain, mud and grey skies seem here to stay but never fear, snowdrops and celandines will soon be putting on their annual show. Yes, the days are lengthening, but oh so very slowly.
November 29, 2018
December days are often cold, wet and dark but there remains for some the hope of a Christmas winter wonderland.
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