Monthly Archives: June 2011
In my shade garden you’ll find one of my favourite trees; a Catalpa bignonioides ‘Aurea’ – aka Golden Catalpa or Golden Indian Bean Tree. It isn’t a shade lover; I’m expecting it to provide shade when it gets a little … Continue reading
This… is why I garden.
I used to dislike blueberries, having only tasted bland, mushy supermarket blueberries, then I tasted them fresh from the garden, they’re so much better fresh! In my new garden I’ve planted 5 blueberry bushes (you should plant at least two … Continue reading
Well, I thought I had a bad batch of seeds from West Coast Seeds, but no! The second sowing has come up gangbusters! Oh well, succession sowings are recommended for a long harvest, right? There’s still something weird going on … Continue reading
The cold spring is behind us, the bite is finally gone from the air, and my garden is growing at breakneck speed; it must be June! Most of my vegetables and fruit are lush and healthy, like my peas, Potatoes, … Continue reading
I love this time of the year! Salad from the garden without any store-bought added veggies is a luxury. I made this salad a few days ago, harvested in the late afternoon and ate it for supper – you can’t … Continue reading
They are, as a group, (and I don’t say this lightly!) perhaps my very favourite plant! If I had acres and acres of land I would fill it with beautiful trees (including lots of Japanese Maples) and underplant them with … Continue reading