A good year for the roses?

Roses are the quintessential country garden plant – theyโ€™re a symbol of royalty and romance, celebrated in art, and even flavour our food. For some, theyโ€™re an essential element of a good garden, while others find them old-fashioned or fussy. Itโ€™s true that some roses can demand a little extra care, but there are soContinue reading “A good year for the roses?”

Wee pea shoots

Great excitement – the first shoots are emerging from my peas! I reckon it really doesn’t matter if it’s your first time or your hundredth time planting seeds and watching them grow – those first little nubs of green pushing their way through the soil always give you a little rush of excitement; a senseContinue reading “Wee pea shoots”