Delights and Disappointments in my Spring Garden

Every gardener realizes, almost from day one, that there are no certainties when it comes to predicting how well things will grow.  You can have, on paper, the perfect soil, perfect amount of sunlight, perfect temperatures, perfect moisture levels and still come up with a hugely disappointing crop yield or flower display. On the other […]

Six on Saturday – daffs and tulips and hyacinths oh my

  Spring has a firm hold on us now – there’s no stopping the explosion of colour all over the garden.  Tulips, Hyacinths and Narcissus are all starting to parade their seasonal, glorious display and our continued cool temperatures (a few days of warmth forecast for next week notwithstanding) will help ensure a lengthy blooming […]