I won’t give up because the weather has almost defeated me this year. I intend facing it square on and being even more optimistic in turning a cold, boggy, garden into a tropical paradise. … More As Time Goes By
Slow growing and undemanding, the Australian Mint Bush (aka Alpine Mint Bush) can add it’s name to the list of useful plants to have. … More Minted Again
Brandy, champagne and Handel to celebrate a change of direction. The brandy and champagne have been replaced by plants and Handel is the name of the rose which sweetens the air, not with music, but with a delicate perfume. … More Trying Again
What a pity twee gardeners insist on weed free gardens, manicured lawns and GM plants adorning their gardens yet happily spray weedkiller on the real gems of the plant world. … More Cherish The Weeds
Another way of companion planting so that the plants benefit from different levels of growth.
… More Three Little Sisters
Eat it, drink it, smell it, it’s a seductress of mythical proportions. … More Minted
Nothing adapts to recycling more than gardening and a pleasant excuse to keep unwanted items out of the ever overflowing landfill sites. … More Have You Got The Bottle?
Thinking again sometimes opens new doors of forgotten information or learning more about more uses for plants. … More Pond Life – Revisited
Sometimes it can surprise you where our fruit and vegetables came from originally. Introduced into the country so long ago, we never think of how they got here. … More Who Do You Think You Are?
Not quite sure if the spiderlings are developing into the European Garden Spider yet (Araneus diadematus) they are still quite small, but they are building webs like mad. … More They’re Back!