We are Chris and Phao Hewitson, the optimistic, amateur custodians of gardens in the West Mids and South Wales. Optimistic because we always expect results, amateur because we are so often misguided! It never really matters because just being part of the growing seasons although sometimes frustrating, is nearly always fun, rewarding and above all, healthy (in so many ways!). Take some time to enjoy it with us…..
Garden centre benches are full of annual plants right now and when aiming to fill baskets and pots, there’s … Continue reading 8 Must Have Annuals for the Summer Border
Last week, having spent a marvellous morning at Mona’s Garden in Highgate, London, our group of Garden Media Guild … Continue reading Garden Media Guild visit to Southwood Lodge
I’ve enjoyed an extraordinary week, having taken advantage of a fabulous opportunity to visit two gardens in London with … Continue reading Garden Media Guild visit to Mona’s Garden
I can’t believe it’s March already and as usual I’m late getting on with – just about everything! Chris … Continue reading Five Jobs (those that should have been done by now!)
What could be better – a week off from work, an uneventful drive to the coast and a few … Continue reading Just another week in Wales – escape of the ‘Aberglasne Two’!