We had a massive prune! Not the dried fruit kind, that is, but the tree trimming one. Hopefully it will pay off and increase the yields for future years and the range of plants that we can grow in the front garden.
I scared myself today… Saw someone by the back fence who shouldn’t have been there. I had to laugh when I recognised that it was only my reflection. I found some metal reflectors attached to some fluoro light mounts a little while back and… Continue Reading “Who’s that by the fence… It’s only me!”
Jerusalem Artichokes (Helianthus tuberosus) are a close relative of the well known Sunflower (Helianthus annuus). They are equally as tall, hardy and beautiful as their cousins and even more productive.This plant has many names, the most descriptive being ‘Sunchokes’ or ‘Fartichokes’. I… Continue Reading “Jerusalem Artichokes (Helianthus tuberosus)”
‘Did you break your windows” ‘Why have you got bubble wrap on your windows?’ ‘What the hell are you up to now, Haines?’ These have been the three most common questions that visitors have asked over the last few months upon seeing… Continue Reading “Down with the bubble wrap!”