Gardening in a Wet Winter

I'm not on entirely good terms with this wet winter. I would rather have cold mornings that give rise to sunny days than continuously soggy ground, but we have to make the most of what is given to us and find other things to do. Once the big wooden planter was freed from the blackcurrant…

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It’s Winter, But The Garden is Alive

The shortest day of the year is almost upon us and although most of the winter is still to come, I'm feeling fantastic! There is so much happening around here and I'm enjoying seeing the progress in our yard and thinking about the opportunities to come. I got my garlic planted. I didn't get to…

Good Crop, Bad Crop

Don't worry, this isn't another post about a chicken with sour crop, it is about the vege crops. The garden didn't get┬ámuch attention over the nutty season but I've managed to tidy things up a bit since then. One moment it looks good, then the next wave of weeds tries to take over in this…