Strong and Stable Gardening

Strong and Stable Gardening

This tweet by one of my Twitter pals, sent my brain off on a bit of a detour this morning: String and Staple leadership. That's what we need today… pic.twitter.com/5pok4rFBqY — steve mercer (@stevemercer4) May 10, 2017 A certain British Prime Minister thinks she can...
What a difference a year makes!

What a difference a year makes!

The right side of the garden, in April 2016 This time last year, we remember the unfinished parts of the garden being mostly bog. It was so wet that it delayed us finishing the garden – it was hard to prepare the ground for the new raised beds. The weather couldn’t be...
An hour in the April garden

An hour in the April garden

I found some time (and a blackbird-free window!) to spend in the garden yesterday afternoon. After pottering around looking after my seedlings, and repotting my salmonberry, I had to do some watering. April has been uncharacteristically dry, I don’t think we’ve had...
Refurbish, Restore

Refurbish, Restore

The Restore, at Dartington (Photo from their website) Ryan and I were on holiday in Devon last week (yes, we did have lovely weather, thank you!). One of the places we like to go when we’re in the West Country is the little set of shops that used to be the Dartington...
A field of beans

A field of beans

The weather has been pretty awful of late, with one winter storm after another bringing high winds and heavy rain to the garden. Saturday dawned mild and bright, and so it was definitely time to get some garden time in. I decided that the first order of business was...

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