Gardening with ME: a floral review of 2016

January: Iris histrioides ‘Lady Beatrix Stanley’ As is customary at this time of the year, it’s time to undertake a review of how things went in the garden in 2016. However, as my health is poorly, I’m cheating and not …

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A moment of observation

Crocus Speciosus Cassiope in the Shady Border Winter. After a long autumn, long in that often by the end of October it’s freezing but not this year, Winter has arrived. A mild day, more like Autumn. I took a short walk …

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Spoonie veg: Broad Beans

Spoonie veg rating: 3 After garlic, I think Broad Beans are my favourite vegetable. Whilst it’s only a short season of cropping broad beans, those (approx) six weeks are just heavenly to me. There is something about freshly picked and …

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