The patience of a gardener.

The patience of a gardener. Creating shelter. I often come up with ideas of what I could write about. Normally it would be something that has “occurred” to me and I find it so fascinating that I straight away need to share it with folk. I then take some photos to go with the subject…

Rose any one?

I have resisted trying to grow roses for years. But the temptation was stronger then my will and I got a bare rooted Dame De Coeur last year. I am so glad that I did. When I look at the pictures I took only a few weeks ago, of what I picked, I can’t believe…

Sunflowers

How lovely to have some sunshine when the real thing is behind the clouds. I’m so glad I tried the sunflower seeds I got from the Gardeners World magazine this year! They are supplying me with beautiful cut flowers and when the weather is like it is right now, gloomy, low skies and rain, I…

My plants and I.

Preparing for the show. As June approaches quicker then I can say “BBC Gardeners World show”, I am madly trying to look after, nurture and care for my plants that I will be taking down to Birmingham to exhibit in my flower border. It’s a constant struggle between keeping them well watered and not too…

BBC Gardeners World Show!

It’s been a while since something “cool” has happened to me but this year it finally has again! In December last year I’ve submitted a small flower border design to the BBC Gardeners World Beautiful Borders competition and…I was accepted! Couldn’t quite believe it and had to email the organisers asking if they’ve made a…

Bay tree gift.

Best present a gardener can wish for. In this, otherwise grey picture, you can see the beautiful green bay tree breaking up the dullness. I got it from the most friendly “postie” one can ever wish to have delivering your post. It was so well looked after in his garden and now I have to…

Spare time reading.

Let me redirect you to my gardening blog number deux… I needed to keep my work page separate from my hobby blog so I created another page called: My gardening addiction .  It is more so I can talk as much about the gardening and plants as I like, a kind of a self indulgence exercise….