Pampas grass is native to south America, hailing from the Pampas region hence its name. It was planted in Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand in the 1970’s primarily as an ornamental grass to be harvested and used for its decorative purposes once dried. However, it somewhat fell out of favour for a period of time when it became linked to wife swapping. Now that got your attention didn’t it! Before this, Pampas had been…January 21, 2021
After a bit of a break from the garden, the time has come for me to get back out there. I had a good tidy up in November, clearing and pruning but there’s still plenty to do. Here’s a quick tour around my garden and some jobs I’m getting on with. Hydrangeas are one of my all-time favourites and I love the structure they bring to the garden, even in their…January 14, 2021
I must admit I often find the first week in January a little ‘sluggish’. It’s back to being woken by the alarm clock and with the Christmas decorations coming down everything can feel a little bleak. One thing I like to do to help ‘banish the blues’ is to give the house a post-Christmas spring clean and replace the Christmas decorations with Spring bulbs and greenery. Beating those January Blues Here are some…January 8, 2021
I can’t quite believe we’re in November already but I’m so glad the month has started with some dry and bright weather! My last few weeks of October were a bit of a wash out so it’s been nice to get back out in the garden and start giving everything a much-needed tidy. I always think of the last few months of the year as a time to reflect, tidy and…November 5, 2020
If I was to get a report on my first year growing sweet peas then it would be – must do better! At the start of this year everything was going so well – they germinated, grew and looked strong. However, then I made a rooky mistake. I didn’t provide enough time to gradually expose them to the elements, plunging them from the warmth of my utility room window to the elements on…October 29, 2020
Daily Instagram Blog
Click the photo to read.
Error: API requests are being delayed. New posts will not be retrieved for at least 5 minutes.