Rosemary would have to be my favourite herb. It is indispensable in the garden, the kitchen and the apothecary. It can be tricky to grow from seed, but it is so easy to propagate rosemary from cuttings.
Coffee and I have a bad romance. Frankly, we have not been getting along for a while. I want it, but makes me far too jittery and encourages me to consume more sugar. So I have switched to herbal tea.
I’m a big planner. I love knowing exactly what I need to do next. Like Hannibal from the A-Team…
I belong to a busy household of five which means regular visits to my clothesline. It is a bit of an awkward space, a narrow strip between my compost bins and my greenhouse and I would love to give it a little something extra. I’m inspired to plant a selection of scented plants, so when …
My front raised garden beds are a disaster right now. the last few months, I have been tearing my hair out, trying to come up with a new garden design for my front garden.
Currently, there’s the antique oak secretaire cabinet and writing desk that I am lusting over, plus a vintage MGB convertible, a lamp made from a large Bailer shell and a collection of vintage apothecary jars and skeleton keys. Recently, I found a gorgeous vintage teak reclining garden chair.
In 2012, I occupied the dinky, weird little space at the back of my property and declared it my greenhouse. As you can see, it was a somewhat underwhelming space.