Category Archives: NGS The National Gardens Scheme

Ten Weeks to go! So little time, So much to do!

Ten weeks until NGS Open Gardens weekend at Weston and the list of jobs gets longer. Have you noticed that the more time you spend on the garden, the more there seems to do? Certainly, over the last four weeks I have spent a goodly amount of time on the list – Studio is painted;Continue Reading

NGS Open Gardens – 20 Weeks until opening!

Yes, It is only January and it is very, very cold here in Warwickshire but I am already in gardening mode, having spent a full couple of days last week tidying up and pondering over what needs to be done between now and 10-11 June when I open my garden for the National Garden Scheme alongsideContinue Reading

Opening my Garden and Studio with 8 other gardens at Weston this weekend!

Weston-under-Wetherley Open Gardens this weekend. The sun will shine, the flowers will bloom and my studio is full of new work to enjoy! Come visit!!Continue Reading

Open Gardens and Warwickshire Open Studios Update

As Open Gardens and Open Studios fast approaches my priorities are easily decided for me Рif its sunny, I will be gardening; if its rain and wind, I will be  painting and stitching garden inspired pictures in the Studio. There is much to occupy me as I prepare to open the garden for charity,Continue Reading

Tree Surgeons plus How to learn Plant Names and Labels that Last

Local Tree Surgeons Рhighly recommended: Yesterday, the local tree surgeons, Element Tree Care with owner, Chris Eastaff came to tidy up the huge Maple Tree in my front garden. It all looked terrifying, men up ladders, actually in the tree (see picture!) but thats why you hire the experts rather than attempt it yourself! IContinue Reading