Monthly Archives: May 2010

Confidence building – with grateful thanks

If you have never experienced walking into your garden, picking your dinner, 15 minutes later you’re sitting eating food that is so fresh it still squeaks – you are missing a treat. I hope I never lose the feeling I am getting when I pick a lettuce, or throw my home grown Kale to my […]

The week before Chelsea Flower Show.

To say I’m looking forward to Chelsea Flower show would be an under statement! I am looking forward to seeing the show gardens and people watching, not to mention talking to lots and lots of people showing them the mini greenhouses and raised beds that I’m using to grow my vegetables on the Access Garden […]

Chelsea Flower Show.

For me, Chelsea Flower Show is my favourite of the shows because it is like an parallel universe in the middle of the hussle and bussle that is London. You enter the gates into a world of beautiful gardens that look like they have always been there. It’s amazing to see what can be created […]

No time for housework!

You turn your back for just a few days and everything in the garden seems to double in size! I went to Malvern on Thursday afternoon to find my way ready to be on the Access Garden Products stand at Malvern Spring Show on Friday morning. Such a lovely day I had talking to lots […]

Red Letter Day! I've Picked My First Lettuce!

What’s for tea Mum?  ‘salad’ I replied – silence. I have sowed, watched, waited, worried, re-potted, watered, waited – oh have I waited!  For this day….. I have now picked my first lettuce! It might only be a humble lettuce, but I remember laughing, in a slightly concerned way when doing the video with the […]