The Also-rans

If you know horse racing terms, you will recognise the term ‘the also-rans’. Those are the ones in the race, the stragglers that never quite made winning. Like some of my plants, I am always surprised at the ones which, throughout the summer had to be coaxed into making an effort to do anything, but … More The Also-rans

The Wild Child

I am not an intensive gardener, or scream at the sight of a weed, I tend to let things get on with their lives once sprouted, either in the ground or a pot. Only when I see the ‘gang aspect’ of weeds try to take over a patch, will I step in. I recycle much … More The Wild Child