Hi, I’m Ciar, a writer, blogger and fledgling garden designer. I live in East Sussex in the beautiful South Downs. I have an RHS Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Horticulture, and a garden design diploma from the English Gardening School, but I still have a lot to learn!

Carrots and Calendula started off as a blog about my garden, but as I am the proud new owner of a very overgrown allotment, in 2022 I am going to track the journey of restoring Plot 1a.

I will also be giving monthly updates on my garden at https://thehalfwildgarden.substack.com/

You can find me on Instagram and Twitter @wildecarrot

I have enjoyed gardening since an early age!

7 Comments Add yours

  1. Gillian says:

    What a lovely introduction to your garden and blog Ciar. I am looking forward to reading more. It’s so true that gardens are good our well being. Gardening makes me happy I am sure of that!

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  2. Ali says:

    Gorgeous pics and descriptions of your garden. It looks like a lovely place to be.

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    1. Thank you Ali – needs updating as has changed already.

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  3. Helen says:

    Great that you can get your kids off their screens and into the garden. Looks like you’ve got lots of space in your gardens to play with!

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    1. Oh believe me they love their screens but I do my best to tempt them outdoors 🌱

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  4. Charleston Farmhouse is one of my favorites too!

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