Bathrooms for birds

Bathrooms for birds

I’ve wanted a bird bath for the garden for a long time, but I’ve never found one I liked. They’re usually great gothic monstrosities, or horribly twee, or just plain ugly. But last year we had an unfortunate incident where a fledgling got stuck in a collection of...
The Elephant in the Room

The Elephant in the Room

We see a lot of articles about how you can save money by growing your own food. And it’s true, it’s absolutely true, you can. A packet of salad seeds is roughly the same price as a bagged salad, and will keep you in salads all summer (and probably beyond). You can...
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...
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...

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