New beginnings – a gentle garden spring clean

Is it time yet?  I have been out everyday waiting for signs of growth, little fresh green leaves daring to say hello alongside bulbs starting to spear the ground. As the days seem a little brighter the remains of last years perrenials are looking a bit sad for themselves and the autumn fallen leaves, havens for overwintering bugs… Read More New beginnings – a gentle garden spring clean

Sowing seeds – 5 questions to ask before you buy

It is still winter here, although the snow has melted day time temperatures  are just above freezing so I’m relying on the seed catalogues and trips to garden nurseries to fuel my desires for trying my hand at seed sowing. The juicy photos of ripe vegetables and beautiful blooms is all so enticing, stunningly illustrated… Read More Sowing seeds – 5 questions to ask before you buy