Is there any more pretty a sight at this time of year than seeing the beautiful blossom of the ornamental cherry tree? One minute everywhere is dull and grey with skeletal trees wherever you look and then overnight there is this burst of colour! We planted the majority of trees in our garden back in… Continue reading Springtime Blossom & Cherry Trees!
The new gardening season has arrived and while I'm slowly working my way through my 'To Do' list, I know that one good week will get me up to date! As with any job, in order to do it effectively, it's important that we have the right tools and with gardening it is no different.… Continue reading The Tools of a Hobby Gardener!
One thing Gardeners strive for in their gardens is year round interest, and not just during those heady Spring and Summer months when growth is rampant! Just because October has arrived, it doesn't mean the garden 'closes down'! As an amateur gardener, I am learning as I go, and this year feel I have that… Continue reading Autumn Perennials
Is there any more perfect a symbol of summertime in your garden than the heavily scented and sumptuous blooms of roses? While they exhibit an old fashioned charm, they are suited to even the most contemporary of gardens and are the centre of attention in so many flower arrangements. In fact, I would go so… Continue reading Roses – The Prettiest of Flowers!