Growth in the tunnel is good. Possibly too good. I get a sinking feeling every time I walk in that my generous manuring undercover has perhaps led to over-lush growth. In other words, it looks lovely and green and fecund, but will it be fruitful? High potash feeding is happening with the homemade, extremely fragrant (flowery word for stinking) ... Read more about A Crappy Problem
It's been a while, but I'm back at it. For the last year I've been trying to get back to my garden blog, because I love writing about anything that has to do with gardening or plants or visiting gardens. I'm not the best photographer in the world, but I have started to enjoy taking pictures of things outside. And once my friend showed me what ... Read more about A new start
I was going to write about seeds this week, but Lord knows there is plenty of time for that!. Instead, I've decided to write about my little trip to Bellefield last Saturday to the Spring Plant Sale. I say trip, but it was only just a few minutes over an hour's drive for me to get there. I love little trips like this and, while I enjoy the ... Read more about First plant sale of 2014!
Only a couple more weeks until Christmas, but you wouldn’t know if from the weather here in the west of Ireland. It has been very mild and even a bit dry for this time of year, although we did have a few light showers over the past week. It was so (relatively) dry that I was able to bring 40 bags of manure home from the Big Garden’s muck heap. This ... Read more about Mucking about