Tag Archive: plants

Today in the garden I saw…..

Occasional photo diary of the garden as it develops. Pop along & spend some time in it yourself at one of our 2014 NGS Open Garden Days – it will be lovely to see… Continue reading

NGS Open Garden & Secret Craft Fair 7th & 8th June

  I’m opening our garden on Herrick Road in Loughborough, Leicestershire on the 7th and 8th June for the National Gardens Scheme. Another garden is opening with us on the 8th. There’s loads… Continue reading

Handmade Plant Supports

I spent a happy morning in 2013 with a pile of willow withies, a ball of string and my secateurs making willow plant supports. After a few false starts I made these for… Continue reading

Christine Hawkins, Apothecary

Christine Hawkins is the owner of The Apothecary Room. Christine hand blends essential oils to make aromatic and therapeutic beauty products, and is based in a tiny village in Northamptonshire. I met Christine… 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