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February 19, 2020

Before Christmas I was interviewed by Naomi Slade for Garden News magazine, we chatted about my favourite place and why it holds such a special place in my heart.

I share my love of the Lake District and how it has become the source of so many wonderful family adventure...

November 16, 2019

Delighted to feature in the November edition of Garden News Magazine, 'Over the Fence.'

I chat about the range of dahlias I grew this year in my own garden both from tubers and seed and the joys of plant and seed swaps.

I also share the varied collection of chillies I gr...

October 13, 2019

On Tuesday 8 October 2019 Garden New Magazine published my organic kitchen garden feature in 'Over the Fence.' 

I chatted about the late summer bumper harvests of raspberries, strawberries, apples and mangetout and how our garden has become a haven for local w...

August 25, 2019

Absolutely delighted to share our allotment and kitchen garden journey on a full page spread in the 24 August 2019 edition of Garden News magazine, 'Over the Fence' section.

Sometimes tough decisions need to be made; they can be met with sadness and an element of relief...

July 14, 2019

Excited to shared our garden in Garden News magazine, 13 July 2019 edition of 'Over the Fence.'

A few years ago we completely renovated our back garden from urban blank canvas and worked on making it a plant-packed sanctuary for all year round interest.

Such a trans...

June 13, 2019

Absolutely delighted to have our garden featured in this week's Garden News magazine (15 June 2019 edition).


A few years ago we completely redesigned our garden from scratch and month by month I will be sharing the renovations and planting developments in Garden News m...

March 30, 2019

Was astonished to thumb through the 30 March edition of Garden News magazine and discover I had won top tip in their 'What a good idea' section.

Ladies tights are such a useful material for tying up plant stems, flexible yet strong so do not cause damage and can cope wi...

February 15, 2019

Literally cannot believe it but my January chilli harvest was selected as Star Prize in the 16 February 2019 edition of Garden News magazine.

A tremendous thank you to Garden News and to Mr Fothergill's for the gardening vouchers which are very gratefully received and w...

January 29, 2019

Absolutely delighted to have my photo of a Geastrum saccatum rounded EarthStar fungi win Star Prize in the 2 February 2019 the Garden News magazine Pick of the Post.

This week's issue includes lots of useful information about snowdrops, sweet peas and dahlias!

And a...

December 6, 2018

Absolutely thrilled to win ‘Star Prize’ in the 8 December issue of Garden News magazine sharing my dear friend’s grape crop which she has grown in her greenhouse.

The vine has fruited prolifically and is gently supported by a fabulous soft, flexible material... Ronnie's...

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