All the Growbags want for Christmas……

Now what could you as a bona fide paid-up member of Gardeners Anonymous possibly want for Christmas?  You already have the greatest hobby in the world; five trillion small plastic pots, and a jacket-pocket full of handy bits of twine. And yet perhaps there ARE one of two items for your Christmas list, that could help to take your mind off your endless contemplation of which hat to wear to Harry and Meghan’s wedding. How about an ingenious device for locating the secateurs or trowel that you have yet again lost in the border? Having previously slapped a small...

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Was Prosecco the undoing of Princess Kate at Chelsea?

We’re all off to glorious Chelsea Flower Show this week. Here are five things I love about it: 1. It’s completely mad. How ridiculous to virtually dig up and re landscape an area of our capital city simply for a flower show. I just love that we do it every year. 2. It’s  in a  trendy part of London. For country bumpkins like us there is still something exciting  about the Chelsea embankment. It makes us feel cosmopolitan. 3. The camaraderie you sense on every part of your journey. You can spot fellow show goers on the train, fingering their...

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