Women with backpacks on holiday
Read Article

Bank Holiday weekend

Written by Beth Bright

The weekend began early with one of the most famous gardeners in the world visiting Bridport: Prince Charles. He came to the recently renovated Literary & Scientific

Read Article
changing of the guards
Read Article

Here comes the royal wedding

Written by Beth Bright

The weather looks good, the rehearsals are over and the cake is made. Like any other wedding there have been hiccups along the way but when

Read Article
hands holding seedling in soil
Read Article

Compost. A guide (and special offer)

Written by Beth Bright

What’s compost all about?  Garden compost is made from breaking down organic matter like food waste. Then there’s the compost you buy in bags which is a mix

Read Article
Open plan summerhouse
Read Article

Your summer getaway

Written by Beth Bright

Here comes the sun… What better way to enjoy warmer days in your garden than relaxing in a light and airy summerhouse? It’s the perfect place to

Read Article
Capital letter B with rubies
Read Article

Happy ruby wedding anniversary Mr & Mrs Bright

Written by Beth Bright

We celebrated a very special occasion recently: John and Bridget Bright’s 40th wedding anniversary. After four years together, my mum and dad married on April 8 1978

Read Article
Garden with tulips, trowel and gloves
Read Article

Garden variety

Written by Beth Bright

At last, it’s April and longer warmer days lay ahead. Now is the time to get out in the garden and give the ground the TLC

Read Article
Decorated eggs with bunny ears
Read Article

Happy Easter!

Written by Beth Bright

Easter is a time of celebration. Sunday 1 April marks Easter day when Christians believe Jesus rose from the dead. It’s also an occasion when eating chocolate, going

Read Article
Child with chalk board sign Happy Mother's Day
Read Article

Make your mum’s day

Written by Beth Bright

She’s always been there. She’s the one who got you up for school, got you to where you needed to be and well, just got you.

Read Article
Ice crystals
Read Article

The beast from the east in West Dorset

Written by Beth Bright

We rarely see snow in this neck of the woods. And a red alert? Isn’t that when you get too much sun? This week has seen

Read Article
Snowdrops in a field
Read Article

Look on the Bright side

Written by Beth Bright

It’s turning out to be the kind of month when you probably don’t want to look out of the window and see yet more rain/mist/SNOW! But when the sun

Read Article
Red, white and pink hearts
Read Article

Love is in the air

Written by Beth Bright

From kissing gates to love seats, we have the perfect gift to set your valentine’s heart racing. And while you’re deciding, here’s the lowdown on the

Read Article