Houseplants, once overlooked Cinderellas, are now seeing a comeback. Many of the younger generation living in flats in cities are greening their homes/ living spaces with house plants. Such urban gardening is now a popular trend and indoor jungles are becoming increasingly fashionable.Continue reading “Houseplants are back”
Unlike us, plants don’t take holidays! Returning after a week away we found that our garden has moved on. Cottage gardens are forever changing, ours certainly is.Continue reading “Mid-summer’s garden”
I love gardening so why stop in the cold. My indoor winter garden keeps a smile on my face even in the worst weather. Come and see.Continue reading “The Indoor Winter Garden”
Flowers have always brought joy to the human heart. They speak wordless volumes of cheer, peace and warm feelings. To sit in the late summer garden surrounded by them, as I do now, is a foretaste of heaven. Continue reading “The Late Summer Garden”
For a taste of the tropics without travelling, come inside and visit my secret indoor ‘rain-forest’ of tropical plants thriving under the moist conditions.
With the Chelsea Flower Show over I turn my attention to my own cottage garden where there are always some unexpected surprises, some good, some not so. Continue reading “Under the Garden Gate”
For a cheering pick-me-up after a prolonged period of winter ‘blues’, come out into the garden and see what it’s been up to in the cold weather.