Earlier in the week I finally got round to putting my bees to bed for the winter. I wrapped them in chicken wire – well the hives, not the individual […]
Last year I grew a lot, and I mean a lot of squash. We must have had nearly a 100. Now there is no way we can eat that many […]
I have a secret garden, down by the side of the house. Come through the gate and I will show you …… It is after the gooseberry patch and hidden […]
Another day, another 5 hours spent sitting in Frankfurt Airport. I should have been home by now, walking my dogs and picking carrots in the polytunnel of dreams, but I’m […]
The polytunnel of dreams is a food forest. This is a polite way of saying that it is a completely overgrown mess, but a somewhat edible mess. I did a […]
Just found a swarm in one of our plum trees and relocated it to a spare hive i the apiary – feeling like a proper beekeeper right now.
I spent some of my time off last week working on the Pear Garden – sorting out the greenhouses and the fruit cage. it isn’t finished but it is slowly […]