Swamp to Sanctuary

” Hi , it’s Mike, Content Editor, from Granada TV. Is there any chance we could film you live tonight…

Lakeside Meandering

We’ve just come back from a little unplanned holiday in the Lake District where amazingly (and uncharacteristically, I might add)…

Passing the Test

I’ve just come back from one of my hour long garden consultations, where I’ve been trying to persuade the owner…

Top 5 Lovelies.

Well my TV appearance on Love Your Garden this week is over thank heavens ( I spent most of it…

Sitting Comfortably?

My TV debut with Alan Titchmarsh won’t be on this coming Wednesday, as I had previously been told by Oliver…

Gertrude Jekyll’s Legacy

It’s odd to think that Gertrude Jekyll ( there’s the lovely lady herself- frightening, isn’t she?) is one of the…

Busy, busy, busy…..

Hello everyone! There won’t be a full blog post this week because we’re opening our garden for the National Gardens…

Open Gardens

” I can do you a Lemon Drizzle cake if you like?” These words are like heaven to my ears…

A Manchester Sanctuary

With all the awful news of the bombing of innocent children in the MEN Arena here in my home city…