Gardening for bees

My journey of learning the joy of gardening and bees

(and maybe knitting occasionally).

About me

I am new to gardening (and relatively new to knitting) and my aim is to create a beautiful bee friendly, English garden. Share my inspirations, delights and failures along my journey. I may also share my knitting successes.

Planning my garden.

Today I finally convinced my husband and son to uproot the conifer that has been in this garden for about 50 years. I really don’t like conifers, I don’t like the look of them and can not understand why anyone would plant one in their garden – and I definitely do not know why anyone…

Is lavender easy to grow?

Well I thought so but am obviously wrong. I don’t know if you can see the small French lavender in front of my David Austin roses – it has hardly grown since I planted it. I had this planted in a position that didn’t see a lot of sun. After a month of no growth…