Category Archive: Cultivate

Helen Rhodes, Artist

Helen Rhodes is an artist and designer who works from her studio in the village of Rothley in Leicestershire. Helen creates original paintings on paper using different media. They are highly decorative and colourful, simple… Continue reading

Jennie McCall, Artist

Jennie McCall is a sculptor working mainly with stoneware and bronze media, she also makes original pen and ink illustrations and limited edition giclee prints, has work in a number of collections and… Continue reading

Helen Hallows, Artist

Helen Hallows is a mixed media artist based in Long Eaton where she has a studio at the bottom of her garden.  Inspired by her environment she creates art works in ink, collage and stitch… Continue reading

The Watering Can

I’ve always wanted a long reach watering can – the sort that can easily stretch into the border and drench plants whilst looking purposeful and elegant. I’d wanted a galvanized can, until I… Continue reading

Grow Zones

Earlier this year I heard about a new community initiative called Grow Zones.  It was ‘something to do with gardening, growing veg and getting help’.  As a gardener I’m fine when it comes… Continue reading

The Garden – June 2012

Popped out between the June showers to get few photos of the garden.  It’s looking lovely this year.  The perennials seem to be shooting up, but it’s proving to be a slow year… Continue reading