YAWWWN

I’m wondering what the RHS’s obsession is with bedding and alpines?. I’m all for tradition un’all, but Jesusfuckingchrist! Is it necessary to STILL be so obsessed? Currently studying my level 3 and by all accounts, bedding is about all you NEED to know about regarding soft landscape design. Bedding and also, that contemporary and cutting…

Dirt Pride

Like a lot of us working ‘Dirt Gardeners’, I work in the pretty amazing surroundings of a stately pile. About nine acres of it, all romantic and terraced and nestling in the valley of Ireland’s most under-rated County. Yesterday, as I walked down the hill into the ‘workers’ entrance beneath the cut stone limestone imposing…

R.H.Shit

You know the RHS, great bunch of lads! They spend veritable fortunes helping to promote excellence in horticulture, emphasise the importance of becoming a well trained and knowledgable gardener, promote the horticulture industry as a viable and worthy career path…REMOVE ALL OF THEIR PAST PAPERS LEAVING ONLY THIS YEAR’S PAPERS MINUS EXAMINERS COMMENTS! I’m currently…

WAKE UP! GARDEN MORE.

The world is currently completely on the cusp of being irrevocably, fucked. Not just a little bit screwed, not just a bit unbalanced, not a tiny bit knackered, but VERY, MASSIVELY, INCOHERENTLY, FUCKING FUCKED. Humans need to garden more to save ourselves. Why? Here’s why: 1: Because it gives your head room to actually think….

Bengal Beauty.. Pffft

Look at it! I know! Everyone has their list of favourites and not so favourites, but every so often you come across something so spectacularly awful that it makes you tired. What makes unfavourite plants even more unfavourite, is when the plant in particular is heralded as some ‘must have’ horticultural rarity. I’m not sure…

Safe

It saves me. Every day, gardening saves the part of me that reaches the very edges of tolerance. Every year something pushes me closer to the edge, my snapping point, the point at which either I break or shit gets broken. The past few years has been a steady stream of injustice. I’m a nice…

WRAGS

Wealthy Retired Affluent Gardener Scam