A Garden in Full Bloom

What's to say about a garden in full bloom? Yes, we had a hard spell of very dry cool weather but deep soil and good shelter gave our...

April in the garden

This month my dear old little workhorse rotavator has been busy again, preparing beds for spring planting and knocking the emerging “City...

Winter is coming!

We still have parsnips, broccoli and curly kale in the garden. There are still plenty of delicious apples on the espaliered fruit trees...

Autumn clearance!

Yes, it's the time of harvest and autumn clear-ups! Plenty of autotelic activity! There is still a lot to do – hundreds of tasty apples...

Summer overflow!

Nature is burgeoning, blooming and over-flowing all over the garden. Even though this happens every year, it is still a re-assuring...

May in the Garden

Sunshine and more sunshine – has been the story of May in the garden. But the breezes have been cool and some of the nights downright...

An ideal spring ?

The broccoli was (and is) great. We've enjoyed sumptuous green shoots almost every other day now – and there are 22 bags safely stored...

The garden is waking up!

At last – dry weather, fresh broccoli and lots of seeds already sown. Spring is on the way and the primroses are sweetly blooming. ...