The Tattooed Gardener

Dennis Footman - Gardener & Author of The Forgotten Garden

The Forgotten Garden - Kindle Book

The Forgotten Garden - Paperback Book

Fantastic book!

“Lovely story, beautifully written – highly recommend.”


Kindle Edition, 30 September 2017

Lovely book, well writen

“A lovely story for young children to enjoy and feel part of Bracken’s adventure. Look forward to the next one.”

Miss T

Kindle Edition, 1 October 2017

Five Stars

“Great book, perfect for inquisitive little minds.”

Miss Danielle L Prigge

Kindle Edition, 13 November 2017

Latest News from The Tattooed Gardener

Walk this way….

Waresley & Gransden woods is a wonderful place to visit, particularly at this time of year. As some of you may be aware, I have blogged about Waresley woods before ('If you go down the woods today' and 'Walk on the wild side') why? As well as having plenty to see,...

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There’s a snake in my boots..

Fritillaria meleagris (Snakes Head Fritillary). The Snakes Head Fritillary, a beautiful addition to any garden. Most bulbs prefer free draining conditions, where as for the Snakes heads, they like it on the wet side. So this makes it the perfect plant for this part of...

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Robin in the Hood

On a cold January day, me and a mate where pruning fruit trees for one of my customers when a Robin quite happily landed in the tree we where working on. The Robin was not at all worried about having two strange looking men on step ladders, clanking around with sharp...

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Walk on the Eerie Side

On a cold, foggy, frosty Wednesday morning with no work booked for that day, I decided to go for a walk at one of my favourite places. Waresley woods is a ancient Oak-Ash woods located in the Cambridgeshire countryside not far from the Bedfordshire border. Well known...

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Protected: Review Copy of My First Book

REVIEW COPY - NOT FOR GENERAL RELEASE The Forgotten Garden - A Book By Dennis Footman Dennis Footman, Author and Gardener, Cambridge 24 December 2016 If you are reading this, you are one of the few who are reviewing this for me.  Thank you for reading it and I look...

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Worded Wednesday: Happy Christmas!!

Usually on a Wednesday I whack out one of these Wordless Wednesday posts but today, I thought I would put a few words together and wish everyone a Happy and safe Christmas! "Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better...

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