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!

Venturing Out!

Storm Francis, blast it, has visited itself upon us today. The meteorological service had announced its arrival with an Yellow Weather Warning for rain and wind and, as we had come through Storm Ellen (Orange Warning) only last week, Francis just didn't bring any great threat or sense of foreboding with it. We had come … Continue reading Venturing Out!