On My Oasis – A Wildflower Meadow Success

In 2015 I opened an Indiegogo Project to fund the seeds for a 2.5 acre wildflower meadow. I didn’t make the target BUT, I did get near-on £500. It meant I was able to start the sowing process and get this little conservation project on its way.

To say there’ve been some difficulties is an understatement. The soil is heavy clay and has been left undulating due… Continue reading

A New Wildflower Meadow Project

This year, as if I haven’t got enough to do, I’ve decided to start a new project – sowing a 1.5acre wildflower field in Suffolk!

You’ll know that I’ve been banging on about moving back to my family farmland since this blog began, but I’ve now realised that just because I don’t live there yet, doesn’t mean I can’t manage the land. As a result, the Fund It, Sow It,… Continue reading

Wild flower meadows abound for the New Year

I don’t know whether it was a general lust for gardening ease, the London Olympic Park or Sarah Raven’s Bees, Butterflies and Blooms BBC show last year, but wildflower meadows have become very stylish. Looking ahead to the growing season in 2013, it seems as if a lot of people are planning on attempting to grow their own wildflower meadows this year. And, I have to admit, I’m one of… 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.