I haven’t made a great deal of progress since I started trying to get our garden back into some semblance of order. My gardening plan for 2021 as outlined in my previous gardening blog hasn’t got very far. Keep the grass neat and tidy I’ve cut the grass once with the new mower. It’s a…… Continue reading Gardening Blog: Celandines, Pulmonaria and Forget-me-nots
I’m what you might call a “fair weather” gardener. In other words, I only enjoy gardening when the sun is shining. I’ve no interest in gardening in the pouring rain or when a gale is blowing. Or even a shower or a strong breeze. Consequently, my gardening can be a bit erratic. As you probably…… Continue reading Time to get back in the garden
We’re visiting Rievaulx Terrace in North Yorkshire. These photos are from a visit we made there in April 2009. Rievaulx terrace is a National Trust property which is described as one of Yorkshire’s finest 18th-century landscape gardens, containing two temples. Rievaulx Terrace, the 18th Century neo-classical pleasure garden created for walking, lunching and relaxing, has…… Continue reading Rievaulx Terrace April 2009
On Saturday, I cut the grass for the first time this year. I wouldn’t go so far as to call our grass a lawn as it’s full of moss and and other assorted plant life. It’s just a patch of cut grass for the garden chairs when the weather is warm enough for sitting out…… Continue reading 4 easy-to-grow garden flowers that didn’t cost a penny!
If you want to make your garden wild flower friendly and save yourself some time and effort, this is a very useful article in The Guardian.