The history of gardening, a never ending story inspiring green and experienced gardeners alike, and my latest read has indeed earned its place on my reference shelf. Enjoy.
That moment you stumble upon a secret garden, and everything else disappears.
Woodland walk in Essex, a seasonal Inspiration.
Plants for free, and a little faith.
A small pond for the frogs I thought. An afternoon tops I thought. Got some bricks and some plastic sheeting to recycle, I thought. Reality thought differently. Plastic had a hole in it and the edge of the pond wasn’t level so it leaked and the water level was all wonky. So like a typical…
If there’s one garden I’d want to explore it would be the private garden of Charles Darwin. But I guess this book will have to do. Can’t wait to get reading.
The seed catalogue What dreams are made of 👨🌾🌱🌱👩🏻🌾🌱🌱🐸
What does frozen broccolli and Maple Syrup have in common? Genetics. I’ve been waiting patiently all winter to prepare my small space garden for Spring, then along comes Siberian weather conditions so it hasn’t quite worked out as planned, and we now have a second wave of snow and frost in mid-March to contend with.…
On cold and windy winter days I’ve been drawn to the book shelf to find some inspiration. Then a small forgotten book found in a charity shop, changed everything I had planned for 2018. Read more to get the full story.
A growing perspective I followed the seasonal rules and planted garlic and broad beans to overwinter, and mulched over areas post harvest of runner beans, tomatoes and squash. But it all looks so bare and unproductive, with just a few shoots emerging, declaring life still exists on the veg plot, like mini green Excalibur’s…