Birth of a Knot Garden

My recent inspiration hasn’t translated itself to the keyboard. It took a new project and a day or so of much-needed rain for me to get up the desire to write about what I’ve been doing. My pictures are not exactly sparkling, because the weather was rather dull today (a bit like the photographer). Yesterday I finally began to set out the … Continue reading Birth of a Knot Garden

Dig this!

Once upon a time there was a rather overweight 31-year-old female gardener who worked in a large English botanic garden. Each winter we (yes – it was me!) had to double-dig the order beds. For those unaccustomed to botanic gardens, the order beds are the area lingering from the original botanic garden purpose – the place … Continue reading Dig this!