Gardeners like gardens come in all shapes and sizes, as do strawberries

New York Style Strawberry and white chocolate cheesecake

This weekend I visited a fascinating allotment where precision growing, exacting standards and uniformity were the RULE. The crops were pristine. The plot was pristine. Damn it even the gardener was pristine! Science ruled. Ruled with a tape measure, soil … Continue reading

If promenade plantings was a stick person what would she / it / I look like?


I’ve seen those clever blogs where people, with screamingly obvious talent draw great sketches, lots of stick people and witty comments…… so how hard could it be for me a gardener, writer un-drawy person to scribble and scratch out my … Continue reading