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”

It’s Not All Gloom

I understand why, for many gardeners, November can be a gloomy time. The days are shorter, nights are longer, and the garden is now looking very sorry for itself. The height of summer with its glorious colours, blooming flowers and fresh produce seems but a distant memory. Continue reading “It’s Not All Gloom”