The garden won’t stop flowering

The garden won’t stop flowering

I haven’t spent a lot of time in the garden recently (that seems to be my refrain this year!). I keep nipping out to fill up the bird feeders, but that’s about as far as it gets. To be honest, I am suffering under the deluge of hate and horror that’s been in the news...
It’s time to accept the facts

It’s time to accept the facts

We can’t grow good crops without using pesticides, fertilisers and GMOs. We need to stop listening to ‘experts’ who say We can garden in a sustainable, organic way. Eco-minded people are creative and develop new ideas. But the thing is: The population is rising,...
What is salad?

What is salad?

The news that Iceberg lettuces are being rationed in the UK, due to supply shortages, has made me ponder the nature of salad. When I was growing up, salad was Iceberg lettuce, sliced tomatoes and cucumber. I didn’t eat salad. Fortunately for me, my definition of salad...

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