Big Boy Tomatoes & other Summer Produce.

Here is a snapshot of 2017 summers gardening results as a beginner gardener. I have been pleasantly surprised, and sometimes caught off guard by what has come through. Three types of tomatoes, olives, spinach and watermelon have been my highlights! Continue reading Big Boy Tomatoes & other Summer Produce.

Retail Therapy

As I read various gardening -related blogs and websites this past week, guilt is creeping in. So many of you are out there, cracking on with sowing and weeding and all sorts of other jobs.  Meanwhile, between awful weather, a teething toddler, school runs and running a household, I have barely made it out into … Continue reading Retail Therapy

Windy walks

  This Saturday was a gusty windy day. The kids, hubby and I went to our local park for a walk and to feed the ducks. I love family walks. The fresh air clears the cobwebs in my mind and, let’s be honest, watching toddlers walk, is the cutest thing ever. My youngest is so … Continue reading Windy walks