Category: garden

Planting time!

I’m running very late with my gardening this year.  I pretty much let it lie fallow from mid-summer, because cycling was taking up all the energy I normally use for gardening, and Andrew is not confident about identifying weeds versus…

Grandiose Gardening Plans

Another week with very little blogging, this time because I’ve barely been home – since last Sunday, I’ve either had dinner guests or been out myself every single evening (including this evening, in fact – yay, paid singing gig!), and…

The Food Garden

I’m a rotten gardener.  I have absolutely no attention span for things like weeding or watering, and when it comes to feeding plants, or mulching, or pruning, well, for one thing I’m not really sure how, but it actually doesn’t…

Garden to Plate: Jerusalem Artichokes

I’ve noticed a distinct trend in my occasional forays into vegetable gardening: if it’s easy to grow and doesn’t get eaten by caterpillars, you can guarantee it is monstrous to prepare (I’m looking at you, broadbeans). It must be confessed…