Friday 13th – Sunday 15th May 2022 – conscious competence

Frenzied activity in the garden all weekend, with three long days of hard graft put in by all three of us (well, the Under-Gardener perhaps not so much). We had scorching hot weather followed by a warm wet day and I am so grateful for a good downpour that I didn’t mind working in it.Continue reading “Friday 13th – Sunday 15th May 2022 – conscious competence”

Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th May 2022 – learning when and when not to be ruthless

Every year, I leave the forget-me-nots in too long, and they run to seed and go blowsy, flopping over perennials and generally making things soggy and scruffy. Then I have to rip them all out at once, and spend at least a fortnight bemoaning the huge gaps left in the border. Not this year! IContinue reading “Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th May 2022 – learning when and when not to be ruthless”