The Great Little Garden Blog
I understand why some people like cats.
Really, I do. All that companionship, stroking, purring stuff. But, as a gardener, I have to put my gardening gloved hand up and say, ‘No to cats.’ Here’s why.
They poop in my veg garden. There, I’ve said it. Honestly, I spent ages the other weekend preparing the soil in readiness for my carrots, parsnips, lettuce, radish and every other veg cur
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I need to apologise.
The rubbish weather we’ve recently experienced at the start of spring is all my fault. I take full responsibility, I will try to do better and no one else was involved. I will try to be a force for good (weather) in the future. I will accept my punishment and get
Most school children are off school for a week or two and your garden is waking up from its long, enforced cold slumbers. What a perfect opportunity to get into gardening.
Gardening is fantastic for children to get involved in.
Think of all that exercise, f
This week’s Six on Saturday is wonderfully upbeat; Phil is sharing stunning images of the different varieties of daffodils he’s growing in his garden. He could use a hand identifying them too.
Surely these photos prove the bad weather is finally behind us and spring is here to stay!
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‘I did that,’ gushed GLG’s very own Emily as she photographed the rewards of her hard work last autumn.
Beautiful daffs where daffs weren’t before. And those three words, ‘I did that’, surely express the joy and pure emotional connection we all have with gardening. From a lumpen dormant bulb burst forth glorious yellow blooms. Marvellous.
The recent cold weather has taken its toll on some plants.
I was worried for my own fresh young shoots on lupins but they seemed to have come through unscathed. I have however spotted some phormiums and yuccas that have been knocked about a bit. Time for action.
I’ve had enough of the cold, damp and grey skies.
The snow was fun for about 2 minutes and then turned annoying. Sure, I understand the snowball fights, sledging and images of commuters skiing down the main road to get to work are so much fun, but it’s all stopping me from getting into the garden. And there’s lots to do. Bring on spring.
To be precise, Met Office accurate, we are in spring. For simplicity, spring is made up of March, April and May. Summer: June, July and August. The next three months are au