Nant y Bedd

One of the first things people would see when looking at our house was the huge tree just to the left and behind the house – it tended to dominate the...

Gosh, is it really November since we last posted a story?  It’s been really busy here over the last few months and Sue has a pile of “blog ideas” but “no...

We told the story behind how we came to be in SAGA magazine earlier in the year.  If you read it then you may enjoy the greater detail here as well as...

After a wait of six years since planting, one of our more unusual plants has yielded its first harvest. Tucked away in the middle of the circular bed by the copper...

Because of our local Goshawk population, we’ve been keeping the new ducklings indoors for a while, but it seemed wrong to pen them in such nice weather. So here’s a couple...

The NGS have produced their own blog post on our long distance garden visitors.  See it here :  http://www.ngs.org.uk/what-we-do/news/long-distance-visitors-to-gwent-garden.aspx  

Despite the rather inclement weather forecast, we had about 220 visitors to our Open Garden over the weekend.  Saturday threatened heavy downpours, thunder and lightning, but apart from a few spots...

That is probably what Deirdre McL said to husband Kenneth one day last week.   He obviously replied in the affirmative, because they were the first visitors to arrive for our...

Yes, even more new arrivals!  Our Welsh Black x Large White piglets arrived today. They don’t look like brothers, as one has pointy up ears and the other has the traditional...

This is a tale of Three Bridges.  Not the railway station near Gatwick, but the three bridges over our stream. The first, in the main garden I made up out of...