This blog tracks the ongoing changes of my garden, and the wildlife I try to attract to it. It's a nature blog. It contains my thoughts and musings about anything and everything to do with nature - gardening, book reviews, philosophy, travel, science, history, art, design, politics. Catmint is my signature plant because it has all the qualities I value in a plant: resilience, beauty and the capacity to spread prolifically . Unfortunately it's not indigenous. If I was starting again I'd probably choose an indigenous plant.
Tuesday, 20 September 2011
34 sleeps to go
34 sleeps to go till the open garden weekend. Despite temptation I have managed to retain my gardening integrity
by doing nothing different to what I usually do.
That means that I have continued to fill gaps either with
transplants or by buying small plants.
It means that I have continued to arrange and re-arrange the garden whenever I needed to, using my Potential Future Vision.
It means that I haven’t bought large plants to achieve an
It means that I haven’t used annuals to plug gaps.
Last weekend I was even brave enough to have a party here to
celebrate J’s third birthday.