In An English Country Garden


I did a lot of unplanned gardening last year and consequently had a very "squashed" season of flowers and vegetables. I'm not going to get caught out this year and am close to finalising my plans for 2020. When we were first married, almost 50 years ago, and shortly afterwards bought our first house, we … Continue reading In An English Country Garden

Do you have “green fingers”?


Grandad taught me how to grow vegetables, especially onions ..... and carrots. They go together, the first scaring away the dreaded carrot fly. I followed his advice and guidance through my youth, middle age and into old age. But this year I fancied a flower or two. Being a tight-git of a Northerner, everything had … Continue reading Do you have “green fingers”?