Tag Archives: Hellebore

A Bit of Retail Therapy.

Having got my gardening mojo back at last, I felt the need of a bit of retail therapy!  I took myself off to my local garden centre, Otter Nurseries, to see what they had on offer and found lots of … Continue reading

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Away from home.

Having just returned home from a few days near London with our son and dil, which followed a few days in Bristol over Christmas with our daughter and family, I need to catch up with the garden, the house and … Continue reading

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Brave hearts, all of them!

The garden at the moment is in a state of suspended animation. A few weeks ago we had one or two sunny days, everything started growing, sending out new shoots, and then arctic winds from Russia came and burnt everything. … Continue reading

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Spring lasted for 2 days!

Spring was lovely while it lasted, all of 2 days! What a difference it made, to be able to garden without a jacket, feeling the warm sunshine on your back with the birds singing away proclaiming their territory and the … Continue reading

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Spring Flowers March In.

Spring has certainly arrived in March, the flowers are coming thick and fast with new ones opening up everyday. Wave after wave of new ones are making the little woodland so pretty at the moment, definitely my favourite part of … Continue reading

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Was that Frost last night ?

So many times this winter we have had frost forecast, so the fleece has come out in the greenhouse, heater on in the conservatory and the next morning , nothing, everywhere still green. Not that I am complaining mind you, … Continue reading

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November round up.

Apologies to anyone who wasn’t able to leave a comment on my last post, somehow the “gremlins” had got in and were preventing anyone from leaving a comment. I have had a word with the “gremlin” and hopefully this will … Continue reading

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Confused

The weather we have been having during October has our poor plants so confused that they think spring has arrived already. It has been so warm, for the time of year, with the wind coming up from Africa, the few … Continue reading

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Has Spring arrived ?

It is wonderful to be able to work in the woodland with no overcoat. The sun is so hot, it is almost T shirt weather – well maybe not just yet!!

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Snow on Snow

It seems that the words of the Christmas Carol ” In the bleak midwinter” are a bit too real for comfort.

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