In the current 'toilet roll' shelf shortage, I'll be fine with my supply of soft, velvety leaves from the Calathea rufibarba!
This week saw the garden industry gather in London to showcase to the gardening media their newest, coolest products, gadgets, plants and inventions! With over 100 exhibitors, there was plenty to see, chat about and play with.
If you have ever had your own or a group of children, attempt to do some gardening, you will appreciate that it is highly rewarding, generally chaotic and infinitely amusing!
From one tiny pop of colour to the next, in between the sleet and rain showers, it is just wonderful to watch the garden slowly start to wake up!
Are you counting down the days until Springtime, until you can get out in the garden again? You are not alone: research conducted by YouGov and The Weather Channel found that 29% of the population suffers from a degree of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) in the Winter.
February is a month of anticipation: Spring is not yet here but it is almost tangible, it's in the air and the garden is very slowly starting to wake up!