Tendrils: 160827

Tendrils: 160827

Welcome to Tendrils! Your weekly recap of the most interesting internet information on plants and gardening. We start this week with a bit of history…. The Maris Piper – a famous potato variety – is 50 years old this year. There’s a whole blog devoted to it, with a...
Historic walled garden renovation

Historic walled garden renovation

Our Incredible Edible efforts in the centre of Didcot on Sunday have made the news! We’re on page 3 of the Didcot Herald. If you’re not local enough to get your hands on a paper copy, you can read it online if you click the pic. I wouldn’t say what we did was guerilla...
Making a mint

Making a mint

A few weeks ago I was talking about my desire to have more mint in the garden, a plan which is still a work in progress. It’s hard keeping mints in small pots happy in a hot, sunny garden. Ultimately I’d like to plant them into bottomless pots, sunk into the soil...
A vine romance

A vine romance

Last Sunday I wanted to buy some wooden planters for the vines, so that they can clamber up the arbour, so we set off on a bit of a garden centre ‘crawl’ to find what we wanted – for them to fix to the arbour they had to be within a certain size range. And to fit...

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