Six on Saturday 14/10/17

Sometimes you just get one of those weeks when you are glad it’s the weekend, it was one of those weeks this week! Well to be fair, it was only one day, rest of the week was very enjoyable. Plants and gardens are so much areas for us to enjoy and relax in, to get…

Reducing the strain 

Sorry it’s not a post about reducing the work load in the garden or indeed making the house/garden balance better but just a few little thoughts on how to reduce the strain on one of the things our gardens use so much, our hands and arms. All the work we do in our gardens, puts…

Six on Saturday- 7/10/17

My #sixonsaturday this week are from a clients garden and are things looking beautiful in a clients garden this week

Plant of the week- Fascicularia bicolor

The plant of the week this week is a oddity, a beauty but still rather unusual. Fascicularia bicolor is one of the only few members of the bromeliad family that, grown correctly, is almost Hardy here in the uk. It has survived winters down to -15c in some parts of the country. It is indeed…