• Week in review: 36 [2019]

    I love gardening best at this time of the year. There’s less growing that I hate disturbing. It’s not too hot. I like to be warm, sure, but not overheated. There’s just something about autumn that I love so look…

  • Summer reprise: week 35 [2019]

    It is over. I have made it. I leave the summer holidays of 2019 older, with slightly more white hair, tired, and yet rather satisfied. Last week was the last of the school holiday upheavals. I’ve got some time off…

  • I made jam: week 34 [2019]

    I made jam. Took a weekend off for good behaviour. Oh, and harvesting/blanching/freezing another 3.2kg of french beans. Going to be a green bean kind of winter menu this year! Meant to do this post on Monday – got distracted…

  • Week in review: 33 [2019]

    Short update this week: school holidays + working full time biting a bit more than usual. But! An update none the less.

  • Week in review: 32 [2019]

    Some high wind warnings where we are this week, but no damage. Bit blustery but nothing for us that caused a problem. To be honest, each winter storm we weather shows us the weak points to fix – usually the…

  • Week in review: 31 [2019]

    Two weeks missed on updates because of absence but I can assure you the garden kept on growing while this blog waited patiently! We’re all back from holiday now. Still in the slightly unusual pattern of summer holidays with Robin…

  • Week in review: 28 [2019]

    And I blinked and another seven days have trundled past. This week we were a little short on social media posts. Some out-of-the-ordinary things at work happen. This meant that I “lost” some time that would otherwise have been used…

  • Week in review: 27 [2019]

    Another week has done what it often does and gone straight into the past with barely a ‘by your leave’. Let’s have a quick look at some of the things that made it onto social media this week, and of…

  • Week in review: 26 [2019]

    Welcome back to week in review, our brief recap of what’s been going on in the Grow, Make, Mend garden (and household) over the last seven days. This week there was a slight social media scheduling fail on Friday so…