The garden and I are strangers

The garden and I are strangers

The garden and I have become strangers this year. It wasn’t supposed to play out like this. In the original plan, I was going to work hard during the spring and have the summer to play in the garden. But feast or famine is the freelancer’s curse, and I found myself...
The fourth dimension

The fourth dimension

On Friday afternoon I spent some time pottering about in the garden with Ryan, and it was the day when I came to the conclusion that my gardening ambitions had exceeded the space available. Again – this is an annual event, and I’m sure it’s common amongst gardeners. I...
Snow Day Seed Clearout

Snow Day Seed Clearout

It was snowing on Saturday, and as the snow cancelled some social plans, I had some unexpected time to myself. I decided to tackle the issue of my seed box. Hello, My name is Emma, and I am a Seedaholic My seed box, which is a nice big plastic crate, bigger than your...
State of Play: January 2017

State of Play: January 2017

It’s the time of year when the seed catalogues come out and tempt us to find room for more plants than will fit in the garden. Since the oca and ulluco harvest, I revisited my 2017 garden plan to make sure it still represents what we want from the garden this year....
Oca and ulluco harvest

Oca and ulluco harvest

I didn’t get outside much over Christmas, as the weather wasn’t really conducive to gardening and we were happy having some quiet time indoors. But as harvesting the oca and ulluco was long overdue, I went out to do it yesterday afternoon. The photo above shows what...

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