Helen Billiald

Writer, plant nut

The view from here… 25th February 2013

Pics of people, places, plants. Whatever’s catching my eye, whenever I remember the camera. With an easterly wind holding temperatures near zero, growth is at a standstill.  One comfort to the … Continue reading

25 February, 2013 · 1 Comment

Hearsay: The Garden and Home Press Event

Appropriately enough for Valentines Day I spent last Thursday talking flowers. OK, plants and garden products. The annual Garden and Home Press Event gathered 90 exhibitors under one London roof where they … Continue reading

17 February, 2013 · Leave a comment

Thisnthat: The promise in seeds

I’m writing this with a hot water bottle clasped to my chest and a hundred seed packets strewn across the study floor. For explanation, the boiler is kaput and my … Continue reading

16 February, 2013 · Leave a comment

The view from here… 11th February 2013

Pics of people, places, plants. Whatever’s catches my eye whenever I remember the camera. Mud, mud, glorious mud… This weekend of hard landscaping was arranged weeks ago (the busy diaries of my father and … Continue reading

11 February, 2013 · Leave a comment

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