Gardening

Regular updates as Sean creates a new garden to grow vegetables, fruit, flowers and herbs in a drive to become more frugal.

August, 2021

July, 2021

  • 14 July

    First vegetables are planted

    The first two kitchen garden beds are ready to receive vegetables. It’s quite late in the season so with a few crops I’ll be taking a chance but what have I lost if they don’t come to harvest, just a packet of seed. The first to be planted was a …

  • 11 July

    Flower Border Complete – Of Sorts!

    There are so many elements of this new garden that remind me of the family garden back in Wales that I decided to name it: Gardd Llonyddwch which means Tranquility Garden. A new garden sign on welsh slate has been erected on the blue gate which has also returned. I’ve …

June, 2021

  • 14 June

    Introducing the new garden

    Welcome to my Greater London garden. I took on this piece of land in late June 2021 and over the coming year my plan is to document how I create it. There will be areas for flowers, vegetables, fruit and herbs – all working in harmony with the local wildlife …

  • 5 June

    Discovering Little Known Lake of London

    Saturday morning and I head off to visit a local garden open to raise funds for charity but I arrive a day early! So rather than waste my trip I walked around the area and found a rather large park and an amazing lake which I didn’t realise was there. …