Welcome To Kit’s Garden

Welcome to my garden deep in the heart of South Gloucestershire, UK.

Do feel free to take a look around. Over the coming months I will include more and more of our lovely plants, discussing how we garden and what we grow, tips and growing hints and also a guide to plant names and identification. I hope you enjoy it as much as we do.

Latest from the Blog

A Christmas Cactus…Or is it?

I’ve lost count of the times people have said to me:“My Christmas Cactus is flowering early this year.”“My Christmas Cactus is flowering late, it should have been in flower over Christmas!”“Can anyone tell me why my Easter Cactus is in flower in November? What am I doing wrong?”Indeed, I said similar only a few weeks […]

Alstroemerias

(Botanical name: Alstroemeria. A tuberous hardy perennial originating from South America) (Common name: Peruvian lily.) It’s only in recent years we’ve come across Alstroemerias. I’d seen them as artificial flowers, always thinking they were a made-up plant, until the day my husband brought me home a fresh bouquet of them. They were in tight bud […]

AUTUMN EQUINOX IN THE GARDEN

Summer has sadly slipped into autumn and hit us hard here in the West Country with a rain and a cold, cold wind after several days of glorious sunshine when we enjoyed lunch and tea outside on the patio.  Coffee indoors today. What a contrast! Autumn this year in the garden began to show several […]

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