A Black House and a Baboon’s Bum!

The work of the under gardener can be varied and, as the title suggests, so it was today. It would appear - the head-gardener has told me so - that black is, well, the new black! The great and the good - the personalities, the celebrities of gardening - have recently espoused the use of … Continue reading A Black House and a Baboon’s Bum!

Six on Saturday: 29/08/2020

It has been an unpleasant week for gardening. We had hardly recovered from last week's Storm Ellen when we had Storm Francis on Tuesday of this week and, though not forecast, the damage was much greater. We had very heavy rain, with parts of the garden under water, and everywhere absolutely saturated. We had especially … Continue reading Six on Saturday: 29/08/2020