Salad Days

I think there’s that moment for a gardener, when you decide to take the plunge and plant out your first crops, when you’re hit by a wave of butterflies in your stomach. No matter how many years I’ve been growing my own, I still get that feeling. It’s a mixture of excitement, and worry that a late frost will ruin your months of hard work. Continue reading “Salad Days”

Everyday is Garden Day

Today is National Garden Day. No matter how big or small your garden is – whether you have rolling lawns, an allotment or a simple window box display – Garden Day is all about downing tools and celebrating the fruits of your labour with neighbours, family and friends. Continue reading “Everyday is Garden Day”

April Adventures

It’s Easter weekend – how did that happen? April will soon give way to May, and then we’ll be half way through the year already. Time is racing ahead. Soph and I could have certainly done with the TARDIS this past week to help get us around. From giving our first ever talk with the RHS over at their Cardiff Flower show, to planting our first seedlings in the veg plot and creating our garden paths, we’ve been very busy. Continue reading “April Adventures”