The Importance Of Urban Cottage Gardens

I love cottage gardens, they are my passion and building one has been my dream come true. But my cottage garden is not authentic! I don’t live in a cottage in a rural village with acres at my feet. I live in a semi detached urban village. That, however, wasn’t going to stop me having…

Real Talk…..

My last blog post in May was from a very fragile place. I was suffering heavily from severe depression, that came out of nowhere and hit me like a tonne of rubble. I’ve suffered the black dog since my teens so I now know how to recognise the signs of the dog creeping in, but this time I…

Operation Cottage Garden – Phase 2

If you read the first instalment of ‘Operation Cottage Garden’ you will know Phase 2 is all about the Courtyard. I have been building and rambling on about this for a while now. The thing is this project got slightly delayed due to A. running out of funds and B. having to work fulltime in winter, which…

Operation Cottage Garden

  Ever since I can remember I have always had a weakness for Cottage gardens. If someone said to me picture the most beautiful garden ever, it most certainly wouldn’t be the many modern gardens of today with their contemporary lines and features, they just don’t do it for me they’re just too groomed and sleek….

10 Amazing Annual Cutflowers I can’t live without + Giveaway!

If you read my previous blog “Beginners Guide to Growing Cutflowers” then you’ve most likely been waiting for this follow-up post, “Top 10 Annual Cutflowers I can’t Live Without”? Apologies for the delay, but here it is! As I mentioned in my previous post growing from seed and growing annuals are where you really get…