A Small Victory

As a gardener, we have our good days and our bad. However, once in a while the gods spin the dial, and something sublime happens. No, I didn’t win the lottery. No, the meaning of life isn’t growing in my pumpkin bed. And no, Walt Disney isn’t looking for a gardening Jedi to wield his hoe-lightsaber in the next Star Wars film.  Today, I discovered I have two melons growing in my polytunnel… ‘Ohhhh Matron!’  Continue reading “A Small Victory”

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The Runner Bean Embargo

I have a confession to make. I can’t keep it quiet anymore. I need to free myself from this dark burden. I can turn to you, can’t I, loyal reader, for counsel and solace?

This year, I haven’t grown runner beans. Continue reading “The Runner Bean Embargo”