I have always so loved seeing wildlife around both within the garden and outside in. This love has been there since childhood, where I spent hours watching blackbirds nesting within the hedges that surrounded our house, spending ages within rock pools, seeing what would crawl out of the woodwork. Even during the times I was…
Six on Saturday, 7th of April, 2018
Welcome to my six on Saturday from my clients garden garden this week, six things that are looking beautiful right here, right now!
Wildlife and gardening go together like bread and cheese, so I am going to see how many birds, bees, bufferflies and dragonflies I can see and identify by the end of the year
Six on Saturday: 17.02.2018
February is disappearing rather fast now with only one more Saturday left before we hit March. The mornings are certainly much lighter and as for the evenings,it’s almost light until 6pm now. Another month and the clocks will change and spring forward, at last we will be able to do a little more in the…
Plant of the week- Centaurea macrocephala
My plant of the week is another one so loved by butterflies and it brilliant in the borders too, adding height and colour
Plant of the week- Buddleja davidii ‘Black Knight’
My plant of the week is a firm favourite, the butterfly bush!
The Great Butterfly Count
The great Butterfly count is starting! Why not take part
Hampton Court Flower Show-a world of flowers
a good look around the show, featuring some of my highlights on the day
Planting herbaceous plants for Butterflies and Bees
One of the joys of my job has to be when clients let me loose with the pencil, colouring pencils and Shoots excellent plant directory to redesign gardens, borders or indeed just add plants and colour to the garden. I love to choose plants that not only look good but also help to encourage more…