My Week


My veggies are loving the rain but the herbaceous plants and roses are looking quite bedraggled.  I always think it’s better to pick the flowers for indoor use than let them turn to mush in […]

Dog Tired


Shock horror.  For the first time in my life I have had an allergic skin reaction to a plant.   This is technically known as phytodermatitis; however, as it was during the really hot weather, it […]

Gardening News with BBC Wales’ Sian Lloyd


Journalist and TV presenter Sian Lloyd is passionate about presenting ‘Your Story’ for BBC Wales, covering stories that matter to viewers and their communities. “We meet lovely people; hear incredible stories and I have seen […]

Horoscopes and Horticulture with Russell Grant


Celebrity astrologer Russell Grant refers fondly to his 44 acre Victorian Estate near Portmeirion;  “We have the most wonderful primrose lawn, a tennis lawn, a croquet lawn, greenhouses, vegetable gardens, herb beds – And”, he […]

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