Category Archives: My garden blog

Good things come to those who wait

Three years ago I planted a tiny twig in the ground – a special half price offer from J Parkers. At last, my tree peony has flowered, one massive glorious delicate pink flower. It is truly the highlight of the … Continue reading

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Cucumbers galore! Plus other veg.

A round-up of my successes and failures in the vegetable patch last  year. (Another lost post which I wrote in August). This year I planted 3 cucumber plants (All Ridge variety as that’s all they had) and 2 tomato plants … Continue reading

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Chicken help

Time to make the most of the beautiful weather and get gardening. The Garden Centre was packed this morning – only just found a parking space. Blowsy and Talulah helped me get the vegetable beds ready.

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The wild garden update

(Somehow this blog post got lost – I actually wrote this in May 2010. Sorry! I’ll post soon with a new update) If you remember last year, I had some big plans for this area of the garden. Well, they’re … Continue reading

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The rain and being old!

Referring to the rain, I said to a fellow Mum at the school gates: “At least the plants needed it though.” And she said, “You know you’re old when you start saying the rain is a good thing because of … Continue reading

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Snowdrops again.

I haven’t done a gardening blog for a while because there hasn’t been a lot to say. To be honest, there still isn’t a lot to say!

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Update on the wild garden

My arms are killing me today. Yesterday I finally strimmed it down.

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The brand new flower bed

Good before and after pictures!

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The wild garden

At the end of the top garden which now has grass at shoulder height.

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The hired help

I’ve got a gardener don’t you know!

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