Gardening


May Garden 2

May is I think my favourite time in my garden. The Clematis and Lilacs are out, peonies just about to bloom and roses just budding.  This is my front hedge, which has taken years to be full of clematis, roses and lilacs. Clematis’s scrambled up the trees in the back […]

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Peonies from the Cutting Garden 6

It’s peony season! If you have a spare spot in your garden or on your patio, plant a peony you’ll never regret it. They are dead easy to grow, pop them in full sun or partial shade and then just leave them alone and they get bigger every year. If […]


A little pot of Spring 3

My parents dropped over an early birthday present yesterday, in the form of two sweet little pots planted up for spring. They are so cute and full of spring bulbs and in my favourite colours. I love them! Thanks Mum & Dad xxxx

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Planning the Veggie Patch 6

I was watching The Great British Garden Revival last week and got inspired by the kitchen gardens they were showing. I felt bad as  I didn’t do much with the veggie patch last year,  so this year I’m planning ahead and I’m going to do more in the beds themselves […]


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Lavenham 8

On Saturday we did a day trip over to the village of Lavenham in Suffolk. It’s one those almost untouched English villages which is full of Tudor and Medieval buildings with just a few Victorian and Edwardian thrown in for good measure. It’s set in rolling farm land which at […]