Category Archives: Events

How many kinds of sweet flowers grow, in an English country garden?

From visiting flower shows, to watching flowers grow, here’s my summer summary of all things floral, in my English country – ish – garden!

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Back to nature at RHS Chelsea

I’ve been posting on social media all week about my visit to RHS Chelsea Flower Show and here’s a very quick wrap up.     I could write about perfect plants, sublime sculptures, lush landscaping and epic engineering, but for … Continue reading

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Youth Strike 4 Climate – ‘Cause Young ‘Uns are calling out and we live for our future!

It’s over a week since I took part in the Youth Strike 4 Climate and it’s taken me just as long to come down to earth. Let’s just say, I’ve been tired ever since! That day was a turning point … Continue reading

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The winter weather has wiped me out !

I’ve had the dreaded winter bug this week and it totally wiped me out. All I can say is, thank heavens for Grandmas, books, scrabble and Dr Who on iPlayer! Today though, I nipped outside to water my carnivorous plants … Continue reading

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It’s all about the birds, in the greatest citizen science project in the world !!

Being involved in the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch campaign has been a big deal for me this year. Filming the TV ad, being interviewed for the podcast and posting on my social media sites, have all been amazing opportunities and I have to say, … Continue reading

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How will you #BigGardenBirdWatch ??

A few weeks ago, the RSPB asked me to help them with their Big Garden Bird Watch advertising campaign – what an amazing opportunity – I didn’t have to think twice! The TV advert was released on Boxing Day and … Continue reading

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The 12 Days Of Harvest – Merry Christmas Green Fingered Fans

Well, Green Fingered Fans, it’s been an interesting year for us gardeners. With not one, but 2 blasts from the Beast from the East and then a few months later the garden was torched, with a hot, dry summer. As … Continue reading

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