The sun has got his hat on, hip-hip-hip-hooray!

and for a little rather welcome cooling off - switch on those sprinklers   The Sun Has Got His Hat On - Joy bells are ringing, The songs birds are singing, And ev'ryone's happy and gay. Dull days are over, We'll soon be in clover, So pack all your troubles away. The sun has got…

Keep on deadheading repeat-flowering roses for a show that will go on and on…

I really enjoy deadheading roses - or rather as the outgoing Head Gardener at Mottisfont Abbey Rose Gardens prefers, removing the spent blooms. It is a very satisfying job in the garden, and has an immediate effect on the look of a rose bush. It is a quiet job, allowing you time to take a…