Wednesday, 19 June 2013


When weeding, the best way to make sure you are removing a weed and not a valuable plant is to pull on it. If it comes out of the ground easily, it is a valuable plant.


I look upon the pleasures we take in a garden as one of the most innocent delights in human life.


Monday, 10 June 2013


"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not".

(Ralph Waldo Emerson)

"We may sit in our library and yet be in all quarters of the earth".

(John Lubbock)