Tag: garden

summer garden wrap up

summer garden wrap up

It has been an odd summer in the garden, not really super hot like last year, although February isn’t over yet.  I’ve used far less water, partly due to some welcome rain, and partly due my wonderful new wicking beds. These work on the self watering principle and […]

the promise of spring

the promise of spring

I love spring. I love the longer days, the change of light and warmth and the new growth in the garden. But most of all, I love the hope and promise it brings after the grey winter. Right now my garden is full of tiny fruits and […]

late autumn in the garden

late autumn in the garden

It’s late autumn and all the hard work of preparing my garden after the summer harvest is now done. That included removing all of the old plants, chopping them up for composting and then shovelling barrow loads of old compost onto the beds, spreading rock dust […]

autumn in my garden

autumn in my garden

It’s autumn where I live and this is the time of year when the last harvesting of the summer vegetables finishes. I’ve spent a good part of the morning pulling up the tomato plants and stripping the ripe ones off and hanging up the plants […]