Just like I imagined

Bakker’s Top 10 for Spring 2018!

Who wouldn’t want some extraordinary bulbs ready to spice up your spring?
Here we have our top ten, chosen for a long display of colour, vigour and fun!
Every bulb offers something different! They will certainly stand out in the spring sunshine. With a wide variety of colour, shapes and sizes, they really are perfect to be planted in your borders, patio pots and homes!
There are so many spring bulbs to choose …Read More

Christmas Tree - Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to one and all

Like many homes around the United Kingdom, Christmas, is an extremely special time of year in our house. I love it all… The cheesy songs, the festive jumpers, an old nut cracker you use just once a year, the list could go on and on.

I do like to keep the decorations fairly natural and timeless. A pretty wreath on the front door, a real Christmas tree (preferably one that doesn’t …Read More

Orvill

Chooks – Part 1

When people ask me what’s the secret of successful gardening, I often reply ‘think of your garden like a pet’. Just as you’d take your dog on a daily walk, rather than on just one 30 mile walk a month, so a garden benefits from regular attention. All too often, the people I see struggling with gardens or allotments are those who do a huge marathon one weekend, exhaust themselves …Read More