The Circle of Life

As I stood in the kitchen peeling apples to stew for The Little Fulla, I thought about the circle of life. Not as in The Lion King, but as in gardens and chickens and food. Being a keen gardener, I put food scraps, paper towels, garden waste and other decomposables (I decided that's a word)…

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One Year Later: Managing Garden Expectations

I would like to add something to the list of things you shouldn't say to a new mother: "I bet your garden looks amazing." Oh boy. Where do I start with this morsel of insanity? Today being the one year anniversary of living in our house, I would like to explore the ramifications of said…

Sarcastic Answers to Little Twiglet Questions

When you are pregnant you get asked many questions, and some over and over again. Towards the end it gets worse. I try to answer questions politely but sometimes I get tired of answering the same questions and I feel like giving naughty answers more like this... When is the baby coming? Hold on, I'll just ask it. It…

What Type of Gardener Are You?

Gardeners come in all shapes and sizes. I reckon most gardeners can fit into one of these categories. Which one do you think you are? Or which one would you like to be? The Tidy Gardener This gardener has all his hedges and shrubs trimmed to perfection, as well as his lawn. Whether he has…