Thyme is a wonderful herb, and to keep it growing at it's best it needs attention and feeding just like any other plant in the garden.
My pest problems are nothing compared to what my friend Andrew is dealing with - the non-native Muntjac Deer.
We're back at the pond and yes, the hard work has paid off. Hardy weeds will prevail for sometime to come but I have a plan.
It maybe Autumn, but the flowers in this border demonstrate that with careful planning and the right maintenance, gardens just keep giving.
With proper care - from planting to pruning, and protection from pests and disease - you can enjoy the beauty of a rose plant for decades.
Clearing this pond of several years of over growth wasn't an easy task, but the end result was well worthwhile.
A hedge can be a thing of beauty, but as anything in the garden, left too long and it can quickly become overgrown.