Category Archives: Gardening

I love Gardeners’ World

But for the last two years it has not been the same – as many people have agreed.  I don’t mind the presenters – they’re all very knowledgeable.  Alys Fowler, indeed, is one of my gardening heroes.  I can’t wait … Continue reading

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The healing power of flowers

For a long time she stood at the flower shop window; The daffodils dearest at this time of year. Inside she emptied her purse on the counter – “I want to buy all of the daffodils here”. By her eyes … Continue reading

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Another window-ledge garden…

…this time in my study/office.  I love the way the winter sunlight glows through the leaves.  This plant – I can’t even remember what it is! – is so foliage laden that we sometimes can’t even tell when it’s flowering.  … Continue reading

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Chenies Plant Fair

After wandering around the Chenies Plant Fair on Sunday, I was suffering from severe plant overexposure.  Plant Fairs do that, I’ve noticed.  There’s only so many plants in pots that one can look at before you stop seeing the wonderful … Continue reading

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My window-ledge garden

This is my window-ledge garden.  There’s radishes (in the foreground), lettuces, mint, a Christmas cactus, a spider-plant and away at the back, Flaming Katys.  Behind the camera there’s a sage, which is in flower. It’s not perfect – the lettuces … Continue reading

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