Spring Equinox

Yesterday was the Spring Equinox – at long last – this past winter has certainly felt longer than it usually does. Spring is a time of mixed blessings for our garden.

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The Garden Awakens

It’s hard to believe that the garden was buried beneath a thick blanket of snow a little over a week ago.  Today, the sun was shining, the sky was blue, and it’s beginning to feel like the landscape is slowly stirring back to life. Continue reading “The Garden Awakens”

The ‘S’ Word

I’m not going to talk about spring.

I shan’t mention it again. Because whenever I do, usually after there’s been a glimmer of sunshine, or when I’ve spotted a daffodil, the UK is suddenly beset by gale force winds or snow or torrential rain (or all three at once), and it feels like we’re in the middle of winter again. Continue reading “The ‘S’ Word”