Work will begin to create the garden this Autumn. It will showcase sustainable food production, wildlife friendly gardening and therapeutic horticulture practices through workshops and educational activities for schools, community groups and individuals.
Daisy, Daisy, give me your answer do … Today was daisy-day. I love Ox-eye daisies but you really can have too much of a good thing! This summer the lilac garden was completely awash with them, a real “white garden” … Continue reading →
Arrrrggghhh !!! It’s one of the worst mornings of the year for me, the time when the bloody farmer sends the hedge slasher round to scalp the hedge around my garden! The pic is not my garden, we manage to … Continue reading →
Clearing the Pond banks … Here’s Kevin being a garden gnome! He’s clearing, indeed has cleared b the time of this pic, all the Vinca major from the pond bank. A word of warning here! Vinca major (aka periwinkle!) is very … Continue reading →
I curate a wildlife garden. It’s organic and biodynamic, designed completely with wildlife in mind. It’s a 1/4-acre of delight, with a large wildlife pond, trees, glades, wildflower meadows, fruit trees, and some self-seeding and/or perennial fruit and veg. I garden … Continue reading →
As I’m doing a lot of interesting changes in the garden I’m reviving this old site. You can also access it through my writer’s website and blog site. The garden remains biodynamic – I couldn’t work any other way – … Continue reading →
Just got a good review from Midwest Book Review – Julie Summers (it’s the 2nd one down). She says, “Unique, informative, exceptionally ‘user friendly’ in tone and substance, “Gardening with the Moon & Stars” is an extraordinary read and very … Continue reading →
I just found this Facebook page for the Lancaster Beekeepers and liked it :-). they have some fab pix there, inspiring me for how I want my garden to look next year. Lots of hard work in the meantime :-).