Six on Saturday 26th of May

Another busy week in the sun, well mostly sun and warm, ideal for hoeing off the weeds and dying in a few minutes, one of my favourite jobs is hoeing, that feeling of going though the bed, in a smooth calm action, with the sun on your back, only thing that beats it, is of…

Davidia involucrata

This weeks Plant is the stunning handkerchief tree or white dove tree, Davidia, find out more about this Beautiful tree

Six on Saturday 24-02-2018

I do not believe it!!! A totally dry week here in Hampshire, one that’s flown by but still a totally dry week and what a difference seeing the sun has made. The soil is slowly drying out, as are all my work clothes and nature is springing into life so much quicker. The daffodils that…

Plant of the Week-Acer griseum

My plant of the week this week is one of my favourite trees, Acer Griseum, findout a bit more about it and how to grow it in my handy plant of the week

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…

Snowdrops of Hodsock Priory

A look at the stunning winter gardens at Hodsock Priory, Nottinghamshire and it’s stunning snowdrops around the garden mixed with other winter joys