Suburban Sue

RHS Harlow Carr Streamside Primula candelabra

North, South, East and West - RHS shows the best

We are all familiar with seeing the wonderful flowers shows at RHS Chelsea on the television.  It is probably about 10 years ago that I actually went to my first...

North, South, East and West - RHS shows the best

We are all familiar with seeing the wonderful flowers shows at RHS Chelsea on the television.  It is probably about 10 years ago that I actually went to my first...

Planning to save the planet or yourself..

Planning to save the planet or yourself..

It’s never too late to review and plan. Even later on in the season you may need to review if there are unforeseen problems. While some gardeners will already be...

Planning to save the planet or yourself..

It’s never too late to review and plan. Even later on in the season you may need to review if there are unforeseen problems. While some gardeners will already be...

Darlac DP930 Professional Pruner Garden Secateurs with red handles

The thought is in the giving…

The past few years have been difficult for many people - whether it’s isolation, finances or personal loss. While not wanting to be too gloomy, those things can and do...

The thought is in the giving…

The past few years have been difficult for many people - whether it’s isolation, finances or personal loss. While not wanting to be too gloomy, those things can and do...

Changing seasons - mellow autumn or weathering the weather?

Changing seasons - mellow autumn or weathering ...

September and there is a definite chill in the air signalling a change in season as summer rolls on into autumn. The unusually hot week of early September when temperatures...

Changing seasons - mellow autumn or weathering ...

September and there is a definite chill in the air signalling a change in season as summer rolls on into autumn. The unusually hot week of early September when temperatures...

Unusual Vegetables

Unusual Vegetables

I have acquired over the last few years some interesting fruits and vegetables but there is still room for more in my rather unkempt suburban ‘forest’ garden. Hazelnut, chilean guava,...

Unusual Vegetables

I have acquired over the last few years some interesting fruits and vegetables but there is still room for more in my rather unkempt suburban ‘forest’ garden. Hazelnut, chilean guava,...

Easter Holiday ideas for kids

Easter Holiday ideas for kids

A few weeks ago my grandson was doing fairy stories at nursery school and was fascinated by the fairy story ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’. He wanted to plant some seeds...

Easter Holiday ideas for kids

A few weeks ago my grandson was doing fairy stories at nursery school and was fascinated by the fairy story ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’. He wanted to plant some seeds...