Planting And Pruning in a Hairy Way

This week I have gotten quite a bit done in the garden, which is most pleasing. We had a few beautiful days and although we’ve had a lot of time with family this week, I made the most of my gardening time before the rain returned. I planted my new ‘Royal Rosa’ apricot tree in … More Planting And Pruning in a Hairy Way

Summer Pruning

It appears that my special friend autumn heard my cry for help. Oh, what a beautiful thing you are, autumn! I saw you arrive yesterday, bringing cooler days, grey clouds and rain. I don’t think I’ve ever been so happy about grey clouds. As promised, we frolicked in the garden together, autumn and I; or … More Summer Pruning

A Fruity Situation

The plum harvest was a glorious red tide of fruity goodness. It just wasn’t as long as I thought it might be. Between eating them, freezing them and giving some away the harvest dwindled before I could decide what to do next. I’ll have to continue my plum preserving experiments next year. The other plum tree … More A Fruity Situation