The garden is glorious, but will anyone see it this year?

The garden is glorious, but will anyone see it this year?

I am not going to go on and on about the period of time in 2020 where we were effectively told to stay at home, but I do regret that none of my chums will see Pinks Barn garden at its best… I spent hours outside during the good weather in April and May, and now...
Bluebells & Bottles

Bluebells & Bottles

Dreamy bluebell woods As I write, we are in the fifth week of lockdown during the Covid-19 crisis and I thought you might be cheered up by these pictures. Bill and I are being good and well-behaved and so far, have obeyed the rules. We shop once a week – I shop and...
I Just Love Roses

I Just Love Roses

The old rose, here when we moved in One of the things I most look forward to in my garden is the roses. I love the climbers scrambling over the porch (not that roses would scramble, I need a much more elegant word!), watching the standard roses along the path come...
Garden Cuttings

Garden Cuttings

The greenhouse I am sure you are all at one with me when I say this is a very difficult time. And, of course, it follows on from so much rain that flooded homes and waterlogged our gardens. As I squelched around my cutting beds I did wonder if they would ever dry...
About my greenhouse

About my greenhouse

Really a dream come true I used to have the sweetest little hexagonal greenhouse out in the courtyard garden. I loved spending time out there with my geranium cuttings and a few seeds. It did look pretty but Fairford is in a bit of a frost pocket and this little...