Making a mint

Making a mint

A few weeks ago I was talking about my desire to have more mint in the garden, a plan which is still a work in progress. It’s hard keeping mints in small pots happy in a hot, sunny garden. Ultimately I’d like to plant them into bottomless pots, sunk into the soil...
A vine romance

A vine romance

Last Sunday I wanted to buy some wooden planters for the vines, so that they can clamber up the arbour, so we set off on a bit of a garden centre ‘crawl’ to find what we wanted – for them to fix to the arbour they had to be within a certain size range. And to fit...
Challock Chilli Fest

Challock Chilli Fest

Here’s a date for your diary – Challock Chilli Fest 2016 is taking place at Victoriana Nursery Gardens in Kent on 1st and 2nd October. This year there will be 163 different varieties of chillies and peppers to taste – complimented by many stalls selling sauces,...

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