Last year I found a strange opening in the base of my Laburnum tree. It looked like some infestation was going on! https://littlelearning.garden/2018/05/08/help-whats-wrong-with-my-tree-%f0%9f%8c%b3/ So I called up several tree specialists to come out, assess the situation and recommend a solution. Several weeks of disappointing and conflicting recommendations then began 🤦🏽♀️! The first ‘specialist’ recommended simply … Continue reading The value of multiple quotes!
I need your help!! My laburnum tree seems to have some pests eating the trunk. I don’t know What pest it could be, or how to treat it. Would anyone out there know? It seems to be the right side that is most affected. There is fine dust in a now hollowed-out section going from … Continue reading HELP! What’s wrong with my tree 🌳??
No amount of snow is going to stop Spring starting! #unstoppable #foreverythingthereisaseason Continue reading Unstoppable Spring
It’s one of those confusing-but-beautiful days. Lots of sunshine and then suddenly dark clouds and snowfall. Continue reading Snow & Sun
Half term holidays have finished with sunny days. The promise of Spring is in the air and in the plant activities around us. Continue reading Something New
Sand from the Sahara courtesy of Hurricane Orphelia caused the Sun to look like this- Gorgeous! Continue reading Red Sun
Here is a snapshot of 2017 summers gardening results as a beginner gardener. I have been pleasantly surprised, and sometimes caught off guard by what has come through. Three types of tomatoes, olives, spinach and watermelon have been my highlights! Continue reading Big Boy Tomatoes & other Summer Produce.
A quintessential image of British summer: roses and lavender in bloom, but you have to be quick, because just as the buds go into full bloom, one puff of wind and the petals fall off! 🙄 A way to extend the joy of these flowers is to collect the fallen petals and flower heads, pop … Continue reading Rose Petals & Lavender Heads
Sometimes taking a chance and throwing in that bulb/seed/cutting can pay off! In this instance, it was a supermarket-bought spice selection with a few roots left on them! Continue reading ‘Winging-it’ Gardening