On My Oasis – Autumn Arrives

There’s no hiding now; autumn has certainly arrived. There a chill in the air for mornings, those dewy grass stems fail to dry even in the sunlight and the leaves are starting to drop in cascades. I, for one, love it. It’s that time of change, a season of preparing for shut down and getting the garden in order and, for me, the time to move – YES, I’ve bought… Continue reading

Take A Rainy Day to Plan

Rain is coming down, alternating from hard uncontrollable onslaughts, to soft falling sheets of wet mist. It’s much needed. For all that we haven’t had the glorious summer than was intended, rainfall has been sporadic at most and I have all but given up mowing clients lawns due to the barren and dusty tundra that was largely imminent. Blades turning a dead brown, ant hills rising out of the scorched… Continue reading

Autumnal Inspirations

Change is upon us and its come more dramatically than ever. August has ended, the eddies of Summer are losing their strength and suddenly autumn seems to be looming tantalisingly close. Drought dried leaves swirl to the ground, the Horse Chesnut’s miner moth mottled greenery, now dessicated and brown, scatters in the blustery winds, rustling under foot as it rolls along the pavement. Heavens have opened bringing much needed, but… Continue reading


I'm Geoff, and I'm a plant hoarder.

Like magpies collect bright shiny things, I can't resist plants. An exquisite flower, soft ferny foliage or a beautiful majestic tree - I love them all!

Here, I'll indulge in all things flora and share my passion. Join me as I develop my garden and hoard more plants without apology.