When the cooler weather sets in and those holey woolen jumpers emerge from their boxed-up, summer home, it can be tempting to let the vegetable patch go into hibernation and to cocoon oneself in the comfort of the insulated indoors until the season metamorphoses into spring. If like me, however, one happens to have a … Continue reading Mothballed?
Autumn brings with it an air of change. The closet cries out for warmer, shadowy and more demure attention. The currawongs corral their cronies enmasse about the burgeoning supply of late harvest berries. And the garden yearns, desperately, for that hasty sowing of brassicas, peas, broad beans and onions before the cooler air temperatures set … Continue reading Easter Basket Case
After three long months of blistering heat, smoky haze and having a water can glued to one hand, even the most evangelical of gardeners can find themselves feeling just a little enervated and gone-to-seed by the end of the long summer season. Tempting as it may be to race off the the shops for that … Continue reading Feeling Seedy