It may be a bleak time of year with dull, wet days and long, dark nights but when the sun occasionally breaks through, isn't it just fabulous to see how the green in the garden lights up?
This time last year my gardening goal was to photograph my garden each month of the year so I could look back at the end of 2019 and compare the growth and beauty of the garden month on month. It is really exciting to look back through a year in my garden as the seasons changed.
A walk round the garden this week in between rain and 50mph winds, reveals signs of great hope: buds and bulbs fighting their way to emerge! Amidst the bleak mid-winter, these pops of green are quite simply a joy to behold!
One of my highlights of last year was taking part in the RHS Schools Green Plan It Challenge as a school mentor. The enthusiasm of these young people, their knowledge and ideas for what a garden could be was quite simply inspiring.
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There is no better way to start the New Year than by getting out and about for a good, fresh, air-filled walk.
Making resolutions for what can be achieved in the garden over the coming year can be the most exciting list you will make!