Planting bulbs in December

Planting bulbs in December isn’t too late – as long as the frost hasn’t settled yet and it hasn’t snowed! This Winter feels milder than usual and so planting bulbs in December is a perfect time to plant them. Another bonus of planting bulbs in December is that you’ll find a lot of places selling

The garden studio home office project with Ronseal

The next project in my new home, after my toddler’s bedroom, is the garden studio/home office. Not only do I blog, but I’m also a digital communications professional for a charity and I work from home regularly. So having my own quiet space away from the house was a must! If you’ve ever worked from

Kerb appeal: spruce up your front garden

The warmer weather here in the UK means that I’ve been cracking on with projects outside, one of which was a much-needed spruce-up of my home’s kerb appeal! Improving your home’s kerb appeal is particularly important if you’re trying to sell or rent a property as first impressions will make or break the deal! But

Stylish places: RHS Wisley

I live in Epsom which is so close to RHS Wisley and yet I’d never visited the famous gardens and so last weekend, my wonderful neighbour Ann suggested that we go to the RHS Wisley gardens for an afternoon, she’s a member of the Royal Horticultural Society and a regular visitor to the gardens. I

6 ways to spruce up your garden for Spring

I’m counting down the days until I can throw open my garden door, drag the garden furniture out of the shed and sit down in the evenings to a cool glass of wine. I love summer, in fact I spent my childhood in summer – growing up in Cyprus, we’d do almost everything outside for