Goodbye and Hello

When we said goodbye to 2020 and hello to 2021, it didn’t magically change anything. Some see the end of 2020 as something to celebrate, but the year itself didn’t have anything to do with all the tragedies which happened, most of that was people. Bombings and shootings all caused by people and the pandemic … More Goodbye and Hello

Resistance Is Futile

Judging from remarks in some of the gardening forums, we are all afflicted with a common addiction. No matter how you try to kick the habit, another plant cannot be resisted. The words ‘Plant Sale’, changes your whole way of thinking. I’m sure other garden enthusiasts can identify with that. You can put your mind … More Resistance Is Futile

A New Start

It’s been a long time since I blogged anything. Probably with good reason. Illness was the first to slow me down, so I was totally unorganised for the start of the sowing season, more unorganised than usual that is. The weather wasn’t good but in spite of that, I had been considering ways of making … More A New Start

Hitting The Bottle

I should never be surprised when seeds, which have been put in five-litre water bottles and tossed outside, actually start to grow. That’s how nature intended it to be, not in plastic bottles of course, but to battle their way through winter for only the strongest to survive. I am much later than normal at … More Hitting The Bottle