We’re so pleased you’ve found us!
We’re three, ahem, maturing sisters who love gardening, plants and horticulture as well as having a good laugh and a bit of family banter. We’ve got a Great Plants this Month column from our friend Louise Sims; Elaine’s regular ‘Grow-how’ tips on garden tasks; some ‘Grow-to’ garden reviews and we’ll ’big up’ things we think you’ll like.
We really hope you enjoy your visit here….
As regular readers of our blog will have come to realise, of the three of us I am the one with the most inquiring mind, the fact finder, the researcher. So my holiday reading on our recent break to the Hebrides was a copy of the recently published ‘A History of Gardening in 50 Objects’ by George Drower. Don’t be put off by the word ‘Objects’. It’s original title was ‘Gardeners, Games and Grubs: The Stories of Garden Innovations and Inventions’ and although this is clearly more cumbersome it does convey the sense that the subjects of each chapter are...
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So the weather has shot a couple of opening salvos in the form of named storms, the Sun is predicting the coldest winter for 30 years (Elaine won’t have seen this headline, she pretends to only look at the Times newsfeed ….) and there’s a restless feeling afoot that one should be doing something to prepare …probably a hangover from our Neolithic forebears who would be gorging on hairy mammoth to lay down a layer of winter fat and lining their caves with dead leaves and bracken. Here are a few jobs that will satisfy that primeval urge. 1. Bring the...
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