Tag: Gardening

6 Posts

  • Planting Bulbs for Spring

    Gardening is all about looking forwards. It’s this whole act of planning for the next season that I love, and one of the reasons that gardening is so good for the soul. I’ve been thinking of how I want the garden to be in Spring and so have ordered a ton of bulbs from Farmer Gracy. Their bulbs are always really good quality and they have a great range available.…

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  • My Garden in July & August

    This is a bit of a combination of months. I feel I’ve let my garden get away from me this year. It’s been such a hot summer and the garden has really suffered! I’m sure a lot of other people are in the same boat. Our lawn has become really parched. We have clay soil, which is usually too wet and means the grass dies over winter. This summer it…

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  • Day Tripping – Day Trip to Harewood House

    My gran has a friend who lives just next to Harewood House and she used to take us to visit her when we were young. I have never been to the actual Harewood House though, so a day trip to Harewood House was a great adventure for both Holly AND me! It’s also one of the gardens that you can get discounted entry to with the Gardeners World 2 for…

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  • My North-East Facing Garden in June

    Hi! I hope you’re well? Here’s an update on my north-east facing garden in June. Let’s see what’s flowering in this Yorkshire hillside garden in June. We’ve had a mini heatwave! It’s been a lovely few weeks of hot sunny days and nice cool nights and not a drop of rain. I had a quiet week of work and spent a lovely few days pottering in the garden and catching…

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  • My Garden in April

    So I know, I’m a little late with this one but it’s been a busy old month! Wedding season has kicked off which means I’m really busy with making wedding cakes and I don’t get as much time out in the garden as I would like. The weather has also been awful! Snow one day, weird and warm the next – it’s as though it just can’t make up its…

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