September was a time of transition as the summer crops started to slow and the autumnal treats began to come to the fore.
The garden was on fine form in August, despite fluctuating weather, as we continued to pick veg like crazy and reconvened the ongoing weed battle. There has been the usual gluts, namely the cucumbers and courgettes. A few packs of seed have been so prolific and the pickings are always massively popular with visitors. There... Continue Reading →
Throughout July there was challenges to face, but for all the struggles there was even more joy from the huge bounty the garden has been producing.
June has been a really rewarding and busy month. The garden is looking fantastic, the beds are full, plants are growing rapidly, and our harvests are getting bigger and bigger.
I have enjoyed a productive week of visiting some really varied and impressive gardens, mostly during a trip up to Northumberland. After seeing some impressive sights I thought it represented a perfect chance for me to do one of my, admittedly now only semi-regular, Six on Saturday posts. I have included one from my walled... Continue Reading →
Looking back May felt a scorching month, in terms of both weather and pressure, as it was definitely a period when there was so much to do in the garden. Plants needed to go in the ground, beds had to be prepared, watering was a necessity, while weeds were seemingly growing before your eyes. The... Continue Reading →
April was a month where the Walled Garden really started developing, with lots of vegetables going into the ground while we continued to grow and nurture hundreds of other plants ready to follow them into the beds, but only once the risk of cold and frost has passed. This is the second in my monthly... Continue Reading →
In the first of a new series of blog posts I intend to produce, I take a look back at what was a busy March in the Walled Garden. It is something I am passionate about and I want to give people a bit of an insight into what goes on behind-the-scenes to operate such... Continue Reading →
It has been a really long time (admittedly since last Summer) since I have done a Six on Saturday post, in fact any blog post whatsoever. I can't really put my finger on why I have fallen out of the blogging habit, but I feel a fresh determination to get back on the horse. So... Continue Reading →