Tagged: Garden

Book lust; New Naturalist series, Wildwood & Twigs Way

Book lust; New Naturalist series, Wildwood & Twigs Way

You can’t beat a grown up book with pictures, and the covers are ace too. The New Naturalist series published by Collins is: “the longest-running and arguably the most influential natural history series in...

Sarah Raven volunteering; fruit garden

So – last day at the magic garden… We were in the Fruit Garden today, hoeing the gravel beds between the gooseberries and strawberries. Also planted up these pink tulips in the giant pots...

Sarah Raven; birch twig flower supports

Today I have mostly been making these… Silver birch twigs twisted into rustic (very ‘rustic’ in my case) supports for tall flowers liable to get blown over.. This one is for the delphiniums. I...

Volunteering at the Sarah Raven garden in Sussex

This is the kind of volunteer gardening I like: wandering about with some yellow scissors and a pink trug, deadheading flowers that are looking a bit peaky… Not a double dig to be dug…...