The Fig Tree

It’s only two years since Ade bought a ‘Brown Turkey’ fig tree for our back garden. I was a little concerned at the time as the number of trees he was buying seemed rather ridiculous for our tiny little garden.  Continue reading “The Fig Tree”

July’s Bounty

July is when we hit the sweet spot; all those months of hard work finally start to pay off. Flowers are blooming and crops are ready for harvesting.  Continue reading “July’s Bounty”

Fighting the Garden Demons

How can anyone enjoy gardening at this time of year? It’s warm, sweaty, and there are more weeds popping up than vegetables. Slugs are slithering all over your dahlias, and blackfly have set up lookout posts on your cherry tree. Easy, I love gardening. Continue reading “Fighting the Garden Demons”