Winter Blossoms with a warm glow.

After such a wet period it is hard to believe that the garden can be so rewarding the first week in January. The star performer is the Witch Hazel followed by the winter Jasmine. But the real delight is in the early flowers of snow drops and aconites which give a hint of what is … Continue reading Winter Blossoms with a warm glow.

Weeds or flowers?

Gardening and editing have a lot in common. Recently my husband who in gardening terms is known as, “he who mows”, wanted me to remove some self-seeded plants from the tarmac along the wall of the coach house. Some people call them “motorway daisies” as they do particularly well on roadside verges. I argued to … Continue reading Weeds or flowers?