Living in the South of France – My Autumn Garden

Living in the South of France – My Autumn Garden

Back in late 2015 I was asked by the magazine Living France to write a series of articles about my garden in the Côte d'Azur.  I wrote one for each season and couldn't publish them here on the blog as the magazine, being an actual "old-school" print magazine, requires...

My French garden: summer in Alpes-Maritimes

My French garden: summer in Alpes-Maritimes

Last year I was contacted by Living France magazine and interviewed for a short article about the garden at Lou Messugo. They found me through all the posts I have written here on the blog over the years about creating and developing our garden. One thing led to...

Colourful Autumn Garden

Colourful Autumn Garden

We are experiencing the most wonderful autumn in the South of France.  For several weeks now the mercury has been hitting the 20s, with a high of 28°c last week!  November is often lovely on the French Riviera but these temperatures are even higher than normal.  The...

Wild Spring Garden

Wild Spring Garden

Every year around this time I write about the flowers in the garden; every year the new growth amazes and inspires me.  Every day there are more leaves, more blooms and even more plants pushing their way into the world.  Nature really is clever!  This year though,...

Oleander – The Flower With Power!

Oleander – The Flower With Power!

Our garden is full of the ultimate Mediterranean summer flower, the oleander, in bloom right now. This plant whose flowers vary in hue from apricot to lilac, via salmon, pink, red, yellow, copper and even white, used to conjure up memories of summer holidays for me....

Summer Garden: Flowers, Weeds And Bees

Summer Garden: Flowers, Weeds And Bees

The garden is looking very summery.  The oleanders are in full bloom and that for me screams "SUMMER"!  But not just any old summer - Mediterranean summer.  They are the ultimate "I'm on holiday" flower for me as I associate them with childhood vacations in Greece and...

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