Monthly Archives: December 2017
I happened to hear a little bit of Desert Island Discs on the radio the other day and the castaway was Kelsey Grammer. No, not a school in a Scottish borders town but the actor who played Frasier Crane in Cheers, Frasier and, of course,
I don’t want to be a Scrooge figure but just before you get stuck into the mince pies and sprouts, take a minute or two to think about your garden. Chances are you will need a plant or two to bulk up a border or redesign a bed in the coming year. But that’s where you need to sit back, take a breath and consider where the plants come from.
Posted: December 13, 2017
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Water, water everywhere… but none coming out of my hosepipe.
OK, you’re tucked up cosy by the log burner eating mince pies but there are already reports that we are going to struggle for water this summer. And that means hosepipe bans for gardeners. Of course, it does. After all, we are bad people. Aren't we?
Cross my palm with silver and I will gaze into my crystals balls (oh stop it matron) and predict what will be happening in the future. Really, I will.
And that’s because gardening is based on looking ahead, planning and predicting the future.