Autumn’s cusp

And all at once, summer collapsed into fall.”– Oscar Wilde I had no time to post last month before leaving for the last of summer, holidaying in Cornwall. Always we gardeners fret about our plants when absent but I need not have worried for there were so few sunny days that the plants only needed…

June is not flaming so far

“the best thing one can do when its raining is to let it rain” ~ Longfellow With June, the Covid-19 lockdown is being slowly lifted, enough for garden centres to open. The summer plant pots are full so its all a little late for my current needs though looking at the plant list, I’m going…

A lot of Maybes this May

In every gardener there is a child who believes in The Seed Fairy. ~Robert Brault The Covid-19 lockdown has continued into this busy growing month of May. Since the outlook for getting to garden centres at the peak of this season already seemed bleak, as well as the likelihood that many plants will have struggled…

After Easter

I love spring anywhere, but if I could choose I would always greet it in a garden ~ Ruth Stout. Three weeks into the lockdown over the Covid-19 virus and no let up in the social isolation rules. The weather has been warmer than usual for a few days prior to Easter and suddenly everything…

It’s Spring again

When the world wearies and society fails to satisfy, there is always the garden. ~ Minnie Aumonier And just as the season summons us outside, we are on lockdown because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Confined to quarters we have little choice but to do housework or gardening. I know which I prefer so with the recent…


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