Garlic news

It's been hot. Temperatures up to and sometimes over 30 degrees c. So after doing the watering not much else gets done. But last Wednesday ...
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End of June 2017

After the hot dry weather the garden was started to look shrivelled and crusty. The forecast promised rain for Tuesday/Wednesday. In fact one of the ...
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Hot, Hot, Hot.

If I say that I've done a lot of reading in the last few days that might be a clue to how hot it is ...
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Jungle growth

We've had rain, we've had sun and warmth so everything is growing very well indeed. This includes the weeds and whenever I go into the ...
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June 1st 2017

How is it that there are so many rose-bay willow herb seedlings popping up everywhere when I thought I'd done a good job removing them ...
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Early May 2017

Yet another grumble about the weather. This time it's too dry, too windy and not very warm. The ground is rock hard. I'm having to ...
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Gate

We always kept the gate open, the one that goes through the pergola and into the garden. It was laziness and convenience especially when pushing ...
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early April News. 2017

Last year, in August the cover of the main polytunnel had a tear along the hoop just above the door. Philip went up the ladder ...
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National Garden Scheme

The NGS, as it is known by the devotees, has had a new logo which is hoped will be more obvious and, in turn, will ...
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More snowdrops

It's that time of year again when my fairy godmother leaves a present of new varieties of snowdrops which I discover when I arrive at ...
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Doris

On Wednesday we knew that there were due to be gale force winds the following day so we put more tape on the tear which ...
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Garlic update

I have checked daily to see if any garlic is sprouting. First to show through is Solent Wight but within days they are all showing ...
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