The political weather has been stormy of late, and the garden seems the safest place to be.
Last autumn I started thinking about what I wanted to grow this year, and I decided that – given the current Brexit situation – it might be wise to have a garden of more traditional crops, ones that we enjoy eating, and which would give us fresh food in the event that all of the imports are stuck in a big parking lot in Kent awaiting customs checks.
Blue Origin successfully launched the world’s smelliest fruit into space.
That means the front garden, with its low-maintenance carpet of perennial edibles, is going to have to work a bit harder.
We’re throwing away 1.4 million edible bananas EVERY DAY, and it’s costing us £80 million a year!
White strawberries are becoming more common, and they offer up a challenge in terms of deciding when they’re ripe.