May roundup

Things are dry as dust here, with no significant rain for weeks and soaring temperatures.  While its been lovely to enjoy the garden in the sunshine, all three water butts are empty and the ground is rock hard. Hard to believe we were swimming in mud back in February.  This is a quick round up … Continue reading May roundup

A garden visit: Whinfell Quarry Garden

Whinfell Quarry Garden is Sheffield’s own secret garden.  Despite being on a main road a few miles from Sheffield city centre and next to some popular footpaths, I never see more than a handful of people there. It’s a magical place and well worth a visit. A potted history. The garden dates from the turn … Continue reading A garden visit: Whinfell Quarry Garden