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July 2015

Twilight hour

A few moments after work to water the thirstiest beans, celery, pumpkins and tomatoes. And to pause and wonder at the mesmerizing neon colours generated by …

Rain stops play

Fridays have, until today, been a full-on gardening day. Although not overly warm, it has been a relatively dry spring and summer, by …

White cabbages

What would you do with these?

I’m not a fan of shop-bought coleslaw; it’s slimy and clawing. But My Nice Man went on a week’s course at Ashburton Cookery School …

Somerset sunset

The commute home sometimes crosses the River Brue. This evening I just have to stop and take a moment to be thankful.

Judge Judy

There’s a lovely post on the Gardenista website today, focusing on the finalists in the Edible Garden category. Mine is Project 5 …

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Well, who would believe it? The garden has been selected as one of five finalists in the Edible Garden category of this …

Dining at the Savoy

Dining at the Savoy

Savoy cabbages are one of my favourites, so I’m rather distressed to find my beauties have had an attack of the dreaded …

Don’t worry, be wowed

I’ve just had a two night break away in the Lake District. As every gardener knows, leaving your garden for this long, …

Vote here!

Please vote for my garden by clicking on the VOTE button at the end of this link Gardenista 2015 Considered Design Awards. Thank …

Tomato is another day

  Did I mention I’d been away for two days? Not only had the cabbages been munched, but I got back to find …

Funny guy

  I spot this growing in one of the packed raised beds… Funny, as there’s not much room (boom, boom). I ask My …