The Walled Nursery near Hawkhurst – rather a special place

Just returned from a WI Garden visit to the Walled Nursery out near Hawkhurst. We’ve had some excellent outings so far this year. What an attractive, interesting place.  Battleaxe totally recommends….  According to the very…

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Sarah Raven’s garden revisited – lovely dahlias

Have been insanely busy this past week – I meant to write this days ago, but just no time.  Last week I went with WI friends to Sarah Raven’s garden at Perch Hill near Brightling.…

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Garden day at Winchelsea Beach

Had a nice outing on Saturday to visit a selection of gardens at Winchelsea Beach, open in aid of St Michael’s Hospice. Philosopher and I have walked there many times and admired the houses, and…

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Hastings Battleaxe does gardens and music, has a pea at Fairlight Hall…..

Battleaxe visits gardens and goes to a piano recital (and has a pea) at Fairlight Hall. I was going to write another rant about Jeremy Corbyn, leadership and the Labour Party, but do you know…

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Hastings Old Town Gardens – and a visit to the Crown

Just a quick post – down to the Old Town to visit a few open gardens, and rectifying an omission – one of the places to be in Hastings is the Crown pub in All…

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