Are Your Windows Winning?

If there’s one thing guaranteed to lift the spirits, it’s bright seasonal colour in containers at doors and windows.  With a little planning, you can have pretty things in pots and windowboxes all year round, and they’re perfect for places where space is tight. It’s...

How Apple Blossom Saved My Laptop

If I were lucky enough to own a field, I would plant an apple orchard.  Not because of any particular fondness for the fruit, worthy though it is. You see, the best thing about an apple tree happens now, not at harvest time – it’s the apple blossom. Of all spring...

Why Gardeners Need to Drink More Wine

Why Gardeners Need to Drink More Wine I’ve recently acquired one of those cute little bamboo coffee cups that you can re-use over and over again, and at the end of its life it composts down, apart from the rubber lid.  It’s much nicer to drink from than a plastic or...