New Year, New Garden Project

I’ve been a garden blogger for almost 3 years now, gardening and blogging have been my ultimate passion, where I’ve shared my gardening journey and my mental health journey too. I have suffered from depression since the age of 17. I’ve always shared this freely and try use my blog space to help others who…

Thinking of becoming a Horticulture student??

Last year I decided to take my passion for plants a step further. I became a Horticulture student.  I ran an online search and found that my local college did a great selection of horticulture courses, including RHS courses. I made my selection and enrolled straightaway. I was very excited to get started. My course was…

Shhhhhh………Secret Open Garden

I was recently invited to a secret open garden here in wonderful Yorkshire. Ok so it wasn’t a secret, but it was private and invite only, and man was I a lucky bugger to be invited! Everyone who knows me knows that I am a garden geek. None so much more than my poor husband, who when…

Because It’s All About My Vase, Bout My Vase, Oh Flowers!

It’s the height of summer and everything is growing wild and I love it. The bee’s are rolling around in the plants in ecstasy and their happiness is most certainly contagious, you can feel their joyous vibrations as the buzz about the place. This week in my cut flower vase I wanted to create summer, you know the…

Harrogate Flower Show Q&A

Spring has most definitely sprung and this year I am trading in my usual ‘Music Festivals’ for Gardening Shows…… And first on the agenda is The Harrogate Flower show, which I will be attending on it’s opening day this Thursday and I am super duper excited. I have never attended a gardening event before and…

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….