barley grass

Barley Grass

I have never been keen on grasses in my own garden. I have spent so  much time removing them from the borders I think that put me off.  However having seen the movement grasses can create either as part of a mixed border or in a border dedicated to grasses. I received a packet of… Read More

Non Alcoholic Mojhita

Non Alcoholic Mojita

The weather this year has been a varied to say the least.  But if your have the chance to relax in the garden and  look out over the fruits of your labour you might want to try this recipe for a non alcoholic mojita.  This recipe is from a colleague who mixed up a batch at work… Read More

Bents Garden Centre

Bents Garden Centre

At first site Bents garden centre, in Glazebury near Warrington Cheshire, is one of your typical large garden centres selling furniture, clothes, shoes, food pet supplies oh and plants.  But there is more to it than that.  To start with 60% of the plants sold are grown in the site nursery.  Whilst the entrance to this garden centre looks modest… Read More

Hostas

Hosta Corner

During the last bank holiday I relaid the path curving it under the arch.  This had the effect of enlarging the side bed. The area has laid unplanted until today.   Looking around the garden I had noticed that a lot of plants were growing on top of each other partly due to my inability to remember what… Read More