A Walnut Tree in May – Tree Following 2024

A Walnut Tree in May – Tree Following 2024
I am a little late to tree following this year, my first trimester of pregnancy meant I only had the energy for the necessary stuff of daily life in March and April. Now I’m feeling… View Post

How to Grow Potatoes: Spring in the Kitchen Garden

How to Grow Potatoes: Spring in the Kitchen Garden
If you’re in the Northern hemisphere, now is the time to get seed potatoes in the ground so that they have time to mature by late summer/early autumn. With that in mind, I thought now… View Post

The Winter Garden – Pruning, Mulching and Dreaming

The Winter Garden – Pruning, Mulching and Dreaming
The winter garden can seem a dull and bleak place, but careful planting can give interest even in the midst of winter. At the moment I am enjoying the hellebores, holly berries, scent of mahonia… View Post

Happy New Year and Welcome

Happy New Year and Welcome
To my readers and followers, happy new year and welcome to 2024, I hope to share another year of fun, ideas and inspiration from my home, my garden and my wardrobe with you. For new… View Post

Success with No-dig Spuds

Success with No-dig Spuds
For the sheer, childlike delight of ferreting around in the warm damp earth for signs of success, there is nothing more satisfying than growing potatoes. Certainly for me, they have always been a simple and… View Post