The March to Spring

And then there were three. I’m still not quite sure how it’s happened. We had always envisaged space for three veg beds. But after the great effort made by an army of friends to get the first one going, I’d assumed numbers two and three would have to wait a while yet. Continue reading

Winter Clearance

Definitely feels like we’ve achieved more winter clearance this year. The weather’s been less wet for a start. Even if the ‘to do’ list still seems as long as ever.

Top of the list for this winter was tackling the five foot high impenetrable thicket of nettles and brambles behind the pigsties. Continue reading

Winter on the Veg Patch

veg-beds-january-5-2017Spring might officially still be a while off, but the first stirrings of new hope ahead are already in the gardener’s heart.

There’s the new, rotated veg patch plan to draw up, and seeds to be sorted and ordered. Continue reading