The garden is looking vibrant, with the Barcelona tulips triumphantly returning for their fourth spring – not bad for our heavy clay.
There’s nothing quite like celebrating your first half-birthday with a roll around the garden in the sun – and a daisy to chew on…
In the first weeks of the year, our hilltop has seen extremes of weather.
Not another gratuitous reference to our baby boy, you may be relieved to know…
September has danced past like a dream, and here we are creeping into October already.
Another trugful of tomatoes from the greenhouse, too many to enjoy raw, have been processed for the freezer.
We are currently enjoying one of my favourite crops of summer.
Through these long hot summer days, the garden has filled out, knitting across any lingering gaps with a gentle progression of colour.
Slowly we are making our way through the last standing leeks and winter brassicas, clearing the ground ready for this year’s planting.
On Christmas Day, we dug up the first of this winter’s parsnips.