Raindrops keep falling on my head…

Happy New Year! Not sure about you but I’m seriously considering sub-aqua gear for gardening, or at the very least flippers.  Despite the large amount of rain gardens seem to be holding up pretty well and there is lots to do on the rare dry days. January is usually the month when you have a […]


I can’t believe we have done Halloween and are already into November especially as it is so mild.  I’ve still got pelargoniums flowering in the garden (yes, I’m very behind and have not managed to get them in yet!).  The Autumn colours this year have been particularly good. This warm weather means the grass is […]

July – village fete season!

Summer finally arrived!  I hope you’ve been enjoying the warm weather; we’ve actually had some warm evenings too. However, the downside is there has been very little rain and everything is bone dry.  Conserving water and keeping new plants and pots/baskets watered is the number one task at the moment.  For new plants a really […]

May; month of blossom and morris dancers!

May is a fabulous time in the garden.  It’s as though someone has hit the turbo button.  New leaves unfurling, lots of flowers and everything looks fresh and vibrant.  The swallows arrived at the stable yard mid-April and are busy renovating last year’s nest for this summer’s brood. The shops are full of bedding plants […]