banana tree compost

Making Banana Tree Compost

We look at the benefits of banana tree compost and how to make it yourself along with variations and additives for all your gardening needs.

muddy memoirs

The Muddy Memoirs – No Patch Too Small

The Muddy Memoirs – No Patch Too Small As children we were always encouraged to tend our own little plot in the garden. This was common practice in those days but I’m sure that it was only to keep us little rug rats out of the way while mum and […]

creature chronicles

Creepy Creature Chronicles

The Creepy Creature Chronicles is a growing collection of bugs, insects and creatures from bees to butterflies, snails to spiders and many more.


Growing Citrus Trees

Citrus trees are an all round stunning shrub, from the fragrance of their frequent flowers to the tart taste and sharp zest of their fruit.

Soily Dreams

About me

It all started in a small garden greenhouse in an almost forgotten town in the North-East of England. Allotment and pigeon sheds once littered the landscape and across the town the flower trade bloomed. Pansies and petunia, tulips and tomatoes, chrysanthemums and calendula. Bulbs and blossoms flowed out of every garden.


Thoughts for Spring

With Spring just around the corner, its a great time to think about those crucial chores and exciting new projects to start in the new growing season.