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About me

I have now lived in Devon for over 30 years and love the peaceful way of life here. We live quite near to the North Cornish coast and have Dartmoor in the other direction.
We live in a cottage in a small village and the garden means a lot to us but we never seem to quite get on top of the weeds!!
The garden is at its best in April, May and June and we are trying hard to improve it so that we have all year round colour! We regularly visit RHS Rosemoor Gardens at Torrington for inspiration but sometimes become despondent at the task that lies ahead!!
I love the sun and when the sun is shining, I have to be outside!! We retired from work 10 years ago and it is so lovely to have time on our hands to spend in the garden and to just please ourselves.
I love scented plants, so roses, honeysuckle, lavender, pinks and sweet peas mean a lot to me!
I do the mowing and the containers and my husband looks after the vegetables and the beds. I also do a lot of sitting in a deck-chair on those warm, sunny days!
I look forward to those!!

Latest photos

  • A pretty primrose.
  • Hellebores growing a little each day now.
  • 3 new primulas in shades of pink.
  • A winter container.

Latest blogs

Time away in the sun.

Posted on 12 Feb, 2019 29 comments

Is it just me?

Posted on 21 Dec, 2018 10 comments

November 🍂🍁🍂

Posted on 14 Nov, 2018 13 comments

Latest questions

Sorry it's me again

Asked on 25 Aug, 2018 5 replies

We planted a number of foxgloves in our bank

Asked on 20 Jun, 2018 5 replies

What else

Joined in Mar 2011

Country: United Kingdom

County: Devon

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