Garden Lights

Philips Shines with Garden Solar Lighting

If there’s one thing that almost rivals plants when it comes to retail-distraction, it’s solar lights. I’m a fan of lighting in the garden, albeit subtle illumination. You won’t find any glowing fairies, or light-up hedgehogs or strings of Chinese lanterns in my garden. I like the very calm, very simple, very elegant strings of solar fairy lights. When it comes to path lighting, a few carefully placed pedestal/post lamps… Continue reading

Christmas Competition

As someone kindly pointed out, some readers aren’t on Facebook! So for the final eight competition days you can know simply comment on this post for a chance to win. Please make sure you include your email address!!

Good luck!

Thanks to the kind folk at Dobbies I have a packet of these Christmas lights to give away.

Visit the Competition Thread at The Guide to Gay Gardening’s Fanpage to… 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.