Making Your Summer Garden Brighter and Better

November is ‘hang out more in your food garden’ month. You need to take a daily walk about the estate. It’s not arduous, trust me – look how gorgeous it is! About now things really get a move on – plants, seeds, weeds, pests – good and bad – the lot. You need to be […]

Getting By With a Little Help From My Friends

Today, I want to celebrate the two clever ladies who hold my hand as I dive into the mysterious world of the internet. Who make what I say and write look beautiful.  Who manage to be smart at what they do and good fun at the same time. Who I am oh so lucky to […]

Loving Autumn

Dewy mornings, and starry nights. Golden days. A garden a flame – red, orange, gold. A full pantry for barren days. Slowly winding down to winter. To woolly socks and fires, to good books and puddings, to rest. I can’t wait! Yours in the earth, Kath  

Don’t Weed, Cultivate.

Weed season begins, and today I hope to inspire you to a life without weeding. It’s time for you to relegate the hard work, on your knees, ripping out great hunks of weed kind of weeding to the past. It’s joyless. It ruins your soil, your back and the crops that struggle to grow through […]