I have bought geraniums most years, for as long as I can remember because they are one of my favourite flowering plants. I tried growing
My little garden with the large crab-apple tree becomes rather small when taken in context. Very small compared to, let’s say, Hyde Park, London; smaller still in relation to Central Park, New York, but insignificantly small when viewed alongside Mr Donald Trump’s enormous nose.
I frequently see one small job that needs doing, but after an hour of pottering about I have lost myself in harmony with the earth.
I am intrigued by writers who garden and gardeners who write. The pen and the trowel are not interchangeable, but seem often linked. (Marta McDowell)
Gardeners want to create an ideal replica of their view of the world. Generally speaking, cultivated plants are preferred to plants that thrive “in the wild”. Hence, they try to eliminate anything they feel does not fit in.
1st October 2016. Last week I cut back the Alyssum and saved enough seed to grow an army of them for next year. Today, as