My garden, my lifeblood

I’ve just stepped back inside from the first quiet couple of hours in our garden this…

Pot’s Growing On in May: getting ready for a show-stopping summer!

May? Mayhem more like. So much is going on this month I feel like Dorothy whizzing…

Pot’s Growing On: winners and losers

I didn’t think there would be anything more nerve-wracking than having Monty Don coming around to…

RHS Wisley in spring

I had two gardening epiphanies on Friday at RHS Wisley (that place gets me with every visit!).…

Pot’s Growing on in March 2015? Keeping seedlings alive and watching the world come to life

With the spring equinox (and a non-existent cloud hidden solar eclipse) done and dusted, Clapham is…

Cacti mini garden

Three barrel cacti, including one from Chelsea Flower Show 2014. The flowering one is obviously the…

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2014

I went to the Chelsea Flower Show for the first time this year and it was…

Clapham Manor Street front garden

At the Chelsea Flower Show 2014, one of the gardens I loved the most was the…

28 Sibella Road, Clapham

The garden of designer, Lorraine Johnson Rosner was open over the summer and is an immaculate…

Ham House, Richmond, London

In early summer, Chris and I visited Ham House in Richmond. The walk along the Thames in…

NGS 2014: 51 The Chase, Clapham

The garden of designer Charles Rutherfoord at 51 The Chase in Clapham is tulip heaven in…

Kew Gardens in spring: a sea of blue bells and dazzling Azaleas

I’ve visited Kew gardens at least once a year since I was a child (probably about…

Holy Trinity Hospice, Clapham, Open Garden

The Holy Trinity Hospice in Clapham has an award winning garden split into a number of…

Clapham Common Old Town Daffodils