Lawn update

In the middle of September I sow grass seeds hoping it will be enough time for the grass to grow before moving in. It was tricky sowing so late and only a couple of days after removing the concrete slabs. The soil is not the best and it was another issue to worry about. We’ve […]

Soon-to-be lawn

We have grass! Only a few days ago I was posting a picture with our back garden, here. We’ve sowed the seeds on the 12th and yesterday our garden looked like this: So far I’m very happy with the lawn, looks very good. Hopefully the rest of the seeds will soon start to germinate.

Herbs in the window sill

With the exception of the rosemary, which was bought from a National Trust garden, all of them are grown from seeds. The chillies are huge and they started to produce flowers and chilli. In the right pot I have hot chilli, sage and chilli. In the left one I have rosemary, dill and chives. Last […]


Update, 24/03. After 15 days, the herb garden looks like this: As I’ve already disclosed in an older post, I’m a serial plant killer. But now, I am so happy with my attempts on gardening. Last year we’ve bought the bushes, that already had ~50cm in height. They are doing great so far and I’m […]


My name is Anca and I am a serial plant killer. I killed my flowers/plants. I killed hubby’s citrus trees and 3 bonsai (grown from seed). I nearly killed all the plants from my office, they survived only because the cleaning lady begged me to stop “looking after” the plants. But, I’m persistent and I […]