Hellebore Heaven

Hellebore Heaven

A magical mixture for my kitchen! First off, you should congratulate me for spelling the name of this plant correctly! For years, I have had it wrong and to my shame I can admit to misspelling the name on a flower sampler. When it was pointed out in my lovingly done...
Really Grumpy Greenoff

Really Grumpy Greenoff

I cannot pretend – today has been rubbish! I am telling you this because I do not want you think that everything in the Greenoff garden is rosy. I started the day really grumpy and things did not improve. Bill and I live together in frankly what is a lovely, funny,...
Defrosting pots again this year?

Defrosting pots again this year?

Bringing the outdoors in! I am still not sure how this happened. After all my planting plans, and extra time in lockdown, I still missed some autumn bulbs. There they were staring at me from their ‘safe place’ in the greenhouse. I thought I was really organised but...
Sort of gardening

Sort of gardening

I ventured out into the garden this morning and lasted about ten minutes! It was so damp and so cold, even wearing three layers plus my silk and wool vest, I could not face any more. You might ask what I was doing out there this time of the year anyway? Since the...
The poppy field

The poppy field

I expect I have told you already about my cutting garden and how I love having home-grown flowers in the house. Over the past three years, I have doubled the number of flower beds and some are planted in cottage garden style with traditional plants like corncockle,...
Jolly Nice Farm Shop

Jolly Nice Farm Shop

Occasionally when I am out and about usually in and around the Cotswolds, I do find treasures that really do deserve a visit if you are in the area. One such is the Jolly Nice Farmshop, near Stroud. I promise it more than lives up to its name. This farm shop is...