I do work, honestly I do. In fact I was working this very morning. OK, so it was at Lord and Lady Mantle’s garden on Exmoor, driving across the North Devon countryside in the morning sunshine was a joy. It also wasn’t exactly a chore working in their blossoming garden, everything we have planted in the last few months is thriving. They had completed their homework, including persuading innocent family members to move ginormous rocks to help stabilise the border above the pond. Both received A* for their efforts. Then, after a hasty sandwich (made with his Lordship’s homemade bread) I whizzed off to meet the Mr and Mrs Potts at Marwood Hill Garden. We had a wonderful afternoon exploring and exclaiming, rummaging in the shrubbery, discovering new treasures and at every turn saying “that is my favourite hydrangea, no this is my favourite hydrangea”. We left wanting more, but time had ran out and the Plant Centre was closing ……….