Using a matrix

Using a matrix

A matrix is  ” A situation or surrounding substance within which something else originates, develops, or is contained”. That’s one, above. Now I know that the usual way of planting in the uk is to buy a plant, wander round with it in its pot, looking...

Extra visiting times for Veddw summer 2013

We have coach parties coming at the times below and you will be welcome to join them at the times shown. 28th May between 2 and 4. 29th May  between 2.30 and 4.30 June coach parties 13th June between 2 and 4 15th June between 10 and 12 17th June between 2 and 4 21st...
Is it worth removing these flowers?

Is it worth removing these flowers?

Just how important is detail in the garden – or, at what point does it begin to matter?? The planting in the front garden at Veddw at this time of year has quite bold patches of telling foliage and flower. The effect is kind of clean.. But then the variegated...
Propagating without trying

Propagating without trying

  In the conservatory at Veddw we have a display of succulents, which we love and other people seem to, too. Makes for visitor entertainment when they are sheltering from the pouring rain. Personally, I like them better when they’re not flowering. Anne’s...
Good things

Good things

After writing about destruction, time to write about some mending. Some people will remember the removal of the box balls from the front garden. Now Jeff has made created a new front garden for us (ish – the plants are all the same..) This was no small task, as...
Death and snow damage.

Death and snow damage.

Veddw may not be an over gardened zone, but it does make demands. Last year three full grown trees – cotoneasters – died and had to be removed. A huge job and many thanks to Jeff for doing all that work. That disaster was then followed by heavy snow...
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