Willow Wreath Workshops 2017

Hello everyone Another year eh? I trust you all are as well as can be expected. The year runs by so quickly because we are busy, healthy, happy & safe…mostly. Here are the dates for 2017 the Willow Wreath Workshops. If you can’t make these dates, contact me & I’ll do a small group here at […]

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Fwd: At last, it’s here…

March 10, 2017

Spring. It is isn’t it? There’s daffs, crocus, pussy willow, blossom, birds, frogs & some sunshine so it’s true, spring is here. And this means things are just about to get a bit crazy round here. Good thing I’ve got some chilling workshops on offer. April Workshops-Grow Your Own Cut Flowers In April,  the workshops […]

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December 2016 News & Willow Wreath Workshops

December 8, 2016

Willow Wreath Workshops-update There are a few spaces left on Saturday 10th December 10-1pm or 2-5pm to make a gorgeous Christmas hand crafted fresh willow wreath dressed with hedgerow bounty. Venue is at Haresfoot Brewery, River Park, Billet Lane, Berkhamsted, HP4 IHL. Call me to book 07708 643313 or email: £35 all materials included. […]

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November 2016 Newsletter

December 8, 2016

Coming soon is the time of year when we all come together to embrace the December festive season. I’ve got a stack of seasonal workshops to help you decorate your frontage. Please call 07708 643313 or email Willow Wreath and Door Garland Workshops Last year the wreath workshops all sold out & the garland […]

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September 1, 2013

So, I’ve been absent for a bit. Did you miss me? No, of course you didn’t, but I missed you! Festivals and garden visiting for me this summer, with a few more still to fit in – my holiday break comes in the winter.  Do drop me a line and let me know what you’ve […]

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Planes, Trains & Automobiles

March 25, 2013

Well nothing could have prepared me for the temperature difference when I arrived home almost four weeks ago.  Rather than hit the floor running as I expected, I have been hibernating under a warm duvet mostly, wearing multiple layers and hugging hot water bottles.  Who knew March was going to be so rubbish! I apologise […]

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What do Hugh Jackman & Ashridge Estate have in common?

February 26, 2013

I am writing to you on the very last day of my nine week ‘gardening leave’ from the tropical beach of Naithon in Phuket surrounded by Coconut and Casuarinas Trees (see pic below).  I don’t think anything can prepare me for landing at Heathrow, where the temperature is predicted to be just 3 degrees – […]

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Free Seed Offer & My Travels

February 8, 2013

Hello there!  I’m sending this to you from Thailand.  Sounds like you’ve had some dreadful weather with all the snow, rain and gales!  At least you’ve had plenty of time to put your feet up and take a break from our normal gardening tasks, so now it’s time to get moving again! I hope you […]

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Seasons Greetings & Free Seeds for the New Year

December 12, 2012

This will be my last newsletter of 2012, as I embark on an epic and exotic trip to the Orient! In the meantime, I thought you might appreciate some time to put your feet up, at least where your garden is concerned, whilst you embark on the inevitable whirlwind of Christmas and New Year party […]

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Spontaneous Combustion

October 23, 2012

Welcome to my penultimate newsletter for 2012.  I can’t believe how quickly this year has passed.  Do you sometimes feel that at any point you might spontaneously combust?  I wonder how much quicker life will become before that happens to us all! Thank goodness for the joy and relaxation offered by gardening.  That said, there […]

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