Never making it to my bookshelf, christmas or birthday wishlist, despite being picked up in bookshops many times over the years, when an email came in asking me if I wanted to review a copy of the New illustrated edition of ‘Dear Friend and Gardener’ introduced by Fergus Garrett… I was thrilled and smiling all… Read More Dear Friend and Gardener – a book review and delight!
After seven years of gardenwatching and blogging, 2014 promises to be an interesting year of discovery for garden and blog visitors. I’m hoping for frogs, toads and dragonflies! Yay… my pond liner finally made its way from under the sofa indoors to outside in its permanent new home. Let the gardenwatching take a new phase… Read More Let’s jump and eat cake for year 8
Despite the many miles between our gardens, mine in Perthshire Scotland and Carol’s in Indiana USA, today we both have flower buds on a Christmas rose! What fun it is to compare our gardens to other gardens around the world on the 15th of the month and Carol at May Dreams Gardens is the blogger… Read More November GBBD… last flower dash before snow?
The list can be long for weekend garden jobs just now as we race between reasonable spells of weather and daylight. What jobs have you planned for this weekend? Have you cleaned out old nests from your nestboxes – perhaps you have seen birds looking in your garden nestboxes recently and wondered why? The drop… Read More Garden Nestbox… first Great tit rooster… yay!
This post was published by Shirley for shirls gardenwatch in November 2013.