• Gardening

    Start of March – sowing sweet-peas

    There really is not a lot to report in the garden this week. Firstly it was snowy and then everywhere was frozen. This was followed by a lot of heavy rain, definitely not conditions for gardening.  So, I have been doing something indoors that is sort of gardening. I absolutely adore sweet-peas. In the summer, I love cutting some for the house and enjoying the scent. I have planted some sweet-peas that I found in a kit form in Home Bargains. I have included a link to their website but I bought the kit in an actual store rather than online so it may only be useful in finding your…

  • Gardening

    Gardening in February – updated for 2019

    February is well underway and I want to keep you up to date with what I am doing this month. Not a lot is the short answer! It has been far too cold and rather wet for being out there. I have managed one day out there just cutting off old growth from last year and generally tidying up. However, I have been enjoying the glorious spring bulbs and flowers, mainly from the window.                  These pictures show some miniature daffodils with snowdrops, a striking red hellebore and a pink camellia. These are from 2018.                …

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