Life sentence with hard labour?

I'm not sure where I went wrong, but I seem to have been the victim of a miscarriage of justice. I know that life isn't fair and I didn't expect my gardening career to be one of dainty trugs with some gentle dead heading; but why am I still shovelling hardcore or gravel, mixing cement,… Continue reading Life sentence with hard labour?

Short back and sides?

We've added a new task to our list of winter maintenance jobs: cutting the hedge. After the struggle to find an evergreen shrub which would tolerate our sandy soil and windy climate we have finally succeeded in growing a wind break. Unfortunately we have become victims of our own success and have reached the stage… Continue reading Short back and sides?