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We opened our garden to visitors last week-end. On Saturday it was Monmouthshire Eco Open Doors.  We were one of a number of properties throughout Monmouthshire (although we are strictly speaking...

Yesterday we took a couple of hours off from gardening to go to the top of the hill behind our house to have a look and walk along the footpath repair...

After a couple of days washing and drying tablecloths, counting the money and tickets and reconciling one with the other (always a challenge we find), getting around to planting out the...

I was up early this morning – light streaming through the curtains and the cockerel crowing fit to burst – so I took a load of photos at about 8.30, some...

Big brassy yellow jobs have their place but my favourites are the ‘granny bonnets’ and all the variations of that theme from mother-of-pearl creamy pink through to ruby wine and violet...

Well actually today isn’t that good which is why I’m sitting at the computer instead of doing useful things in the garden. Today’s weather is an easterly wind and spiteful heavy...

Mid-February means that the frogs are back in our ponds doing what frogs do at this time of year.  This usually lasts just a couple of days and then throughout the...

A group of lovely ladies from Crickhowell U3A Gardening Group visited our garden last September, enjoyed their visit and wanted to know more.  They invited me to visit them to talk...

I love everything about my garden (well, apart from the midges, slugs and moles!), but the wildlife / natural swimming pond is probably the best thing we have created in the...

I have two sisters.  One (if I were to try to describe them) is a farmer, the other is a gardener.  The gardening one, over the years, has been – someone...