Wonder wreath | How lichen found its way into my Christmas wreath.

    Every year, at the start of December the excitement of Christmas comes over…

Dark Habits | Black in the Garden

  Is there any colour more elegant than black? When it comes to fashion black…

Autumn Fireworks

I love Autumn! The crisp cool days, the fun of Halloween and the general calming…

Bold and the Beautiful

  I know Autumn is fast approaching when the leaves start to drift off the…

The early Autumn garden | how to create a fall haven

I love autumn in my garden. Though many plants are preparing for dormancy, and most…

Growing your own plum trees

Is there anything better than picking fruit fresh from the tree? I think that every…

Lavender Love

There are a few plants for the garden that are instantly recognisable and firm favourites…

Butterfly Beauty | The brazen urbanite that butterflies can’t resist

The summer garden always brings to mind one shrub that is instantly recognizable to most…

Dreaming of Gardens | Exploring creative space

“Show me your garden and I shall tell you what you are”. Alfred Austin’s very…

Tea Therapy

  There is nothing more satisfying than that first cup of tea in the morning.…