Temperatures will be below average throughout the coming week with hard frosts occurring at night early in the week, and returning again later in the week and into the weekend.” Brrrr – not good news for the garden! Continue reading A Weekend Walk in the Garden – One Year On.
Experts seem to be divided about whether earwigs really are responsible for damage often seen on Bramley apples Continue reading Early Autumn in my Garden: 27th September 2020
The rose I thought I had killed is alive and well Continue reading A News Update From my Garden: 30 August 2020
Look out for my next post about Strongbow as the 850th anniversary of his arrival in Ireland approaches. Continue reading Weekend Walk in the Garden #19: 9th Auguit 2020
In the greenhouse the tomatoes are ripening. The picture is misleading, however: they are not as large as they seem! Continue reading Weekend Walk in the Garden #18 – 2nd August 2020
July is finishing up as it began – the weather is extremely variable. There is grain ready for harvest but with barely two consecutive days of dry weather I’m guessing the farmers are becoming frustrated. In my garden the dahlias … Continue reading Weekend Walk in the Garden #17 – 26th July 2020
The sweet peas have not climbed much. The few flowers they have produced are pretty, nonetheless. They smell nice, too. Continue reading Weekend Walk in the Garden #16 – 19th July 2020
That blank corner is the lingering evidence of a mistake I made this winter. Continue reading Weekend Walk in the Garden #15: 12th July 2020
The weeds have germinated in the raised bed. Actually, not all are weeds since I can recognise tomatoes and marigolds and I’m guessing there will be alchemilla, antirhinum and columbine in there, too. Continue reading Weekend Walk in the Garden #14 – 5th July 2020
There were perennial sweet peas growing against the wall of the cottage. I took some seeds home Continue reading Weekend Walk in the Garden #13 – 28th June 2020.