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Finally, The Project can be revealed – complete apart from a few finishing touches to the greenhouse itself. So, how did it all come about? It started after our garden openings last year when a neighbour asked what changes we … Continue reading
There was an old man named Michael Finnegan, He grew whiskers on his chinnegan, The wind came down and blew them in again, Poor old Michael Finnegan (beginagain) And so the song continues with various other mishaps experienced by the … Continue reading
Like Christina, it has been a busy week in the garden – well, with garden related things to be more accurate, as all but torrential rain on Wednesday ensured I stuck to drier tasks both then and at other times … Continue reading
It has been a strange fortnight, beginning as it did with Christmas Day on a Monday; with leap years, I think this must be the first Christmas since I finished work that has fallen on a Monday and somehow it … Continue reading
Although just a young shrub, winter flowering honeysuckle Lonicera purpusii ‘Winter Beauty’, has been flowering generously for a few weeks – but at the back of the shrub border where I can’t catch its fragrance. I had intended to use … Continue reading
Yesterday’s weather forecast, for heavy snow all morning from 5.00am or so and light snow for the rest of the day, proved correct, giving us 3″ by mid morning and a gradual increase since then. Tomorrow, although dry, will see … Continue reading