Mistakes to Avoid

Mistakes to Avoid

by Kate and Len Lucas We can’t remember who first said “live life to the full” but whoever they were they should be able to write a very long list from which we can all benefit. Here is but a short list from our lives as gardeners which we hope you may find useful....
Profitable Pottering

Profitable Pottering

by Kate and Len Lucas We have read one dictionary definition of pottering as “moving about slowly in an unproductive manner” which sounds more like a description of our government rather than one of gardening’s most rewarding activities. Upon closer inspection of the...
Hardy Geraniums

Hardy Geraniums

by Kate and Len Lucas After years of gardening, we can safely say that this group contains some of the most reliable, hardy plants that you can buy. Every garden centre will have some and they are not at the expensive end. Many are species plants meaning that they...
Hard Landscaping

Hard Landscaping

Posh Possibilities or Just a Pile of Rubbish? By kate and Len Lucas Over the years everyday things have their name changed often without anybody noticing. Our rubbish collection used to be done by the bin men. Today it’s the “environmental control officers”. We...
Water Features

Water Features

by Kate and Len Lucas There is no doubt that as soon as you introduce anything into the garden with water in it the wildlife will find out without you having to tell them. In the past we have made room for a water feature, currently, we do not have one of any kind but...