5 Easy Gardening Jobs for March

If ‘talking about the weather’ was an Olympic sport, us Brits would win gold every time. This week, whole TV schedules were given over to weather reporters, all intimidating us with updates on ‘Snowmeggedon’, while social media ran amok with snapshots of snow angels and clips of puppies diving into snowdrifts. Meanwhile, Twitter highlighted the dangerous fact that the British public were actually having fun. These were dark times indeed. Continue reading “5 Easy Gardening Jobs for March”


The Impossible Dream

When days are short and dreams are big, the battle with Old Father Time can be a frustrating one. Your need to be outdoors is often blocked by work and other daily commitments that have become increasingly heavy shackles around your neck. In that moment, I’m reminded of Gandalf’s stand-off with the Balrog, desperately shouting, ”YOU SHALL NOT PASS!

Hold your horses, grey pilgrim, I thought you were on my side? Continue reading “The Impossible Dream”