Category archives: IN THE GARDEN

  • SNOWDROPS

  • One of the great things about buying a new house from a couple of keen gardeners are the lovely surprises you will find popping up as the seasons change. I often recommend to clients who move into a new house with a mature, established garden not to rush into any drastic changes and to just observe for the first[...]
  • IN THE GARDEN // JANUARY

  • I am not usually one to be pessimistic, but January is a pretty grim month isn’t it?! I have noticed this year especially how desperate I am feeling for some sunshine- I am really craving a warm holiday! But as the month has gone on, there are hints that spring may be around the corner- bulbs popping up and star[...]
  • A NEW HOUSE AND A NEW GARDEN!

  • We moved into our new house in Swansea a few weeks ago, and already it feels like home. We fell in love with the large, south facing garden as soon as we saw it- and it was the main reason we bought the house - a quirky little 1930’s bungalow! The house needs some TLC, but for now I am most excited about what th[...]
  • PIZZAS IN THE SUNSHINE

  • I can’t tell you how much I’ve been loving the sunshine this past week! It has felt so good to get out and about in the garden and on the allotment and start sowing seeds ready for summer. This weekend we spent every second possible in the garden! On Saturday we gave everything a much needed spring clean- the whole[...]
  • SPRING

  • Spring has definitely sprung! It is so lovely to finally see the sunshine, fresh green shoots and blossom after what has been a very long, wet and grey Winter. This is the first year since 2012 that I feel like I have been able to fully enjoy and appreciate this time of year. For the past 3 years we have built s[...]
  • IN THE GARDEN // MARCH

  • March is the month for tidying up the garden. The days are getting warmer and longer and it is time to venture outside, assess the damage that the wild winter has caused and prepare for the (hopefully) sunny summer ahead. We have taken advantage of a few sunny Saturdays over the past few weeks to spend some time[...]