The Seed is officially hibernating

When I was pregnant, I was terrified that I would not be able to do anything after the baby was born....

0 Comment / Dec 01, 2016

Implementing the garden design: This is what the middle of a project looks like...

Yes, the middle of a project looks like the delicate blossoms of the Morello cherry.  Not really, that's...

0 Comment / Apr 30, 2015

The Garden Design

You will recall that some time ago I began investigations into just what was going on in that garden...

3 Comments / Mar 20, 2015


What is the garden for?

  I hate blog posts that start with an apology for why they haven't posted for three months,...

1 Comment / Feb 26, 2015

Garlicky marrow rings... WHICH TASTE NICE!

If I am to leave behind me a legacy, a lasting gift to the world, let it be this: the garlicky marrow...

1 Comment / Nov 25, 2014

Meet Ben King, furniture designer and maker.

  A few years ago, I was taking some pictures for a magazine article I was writing about...

4 Comments / Oct 03, 2014


Lavender and oregano salt: A guest post on Emma the Gardener's blog

Hi folks, I have a guest post Emma the Gardener's blog about making lavender and oregano salt with all those...

0 Comment / Sep 23, 2014

Sun mapping

Ah, what wonderful, balmy weather.  Wonderful, life-giving sun shining beneficently down on all of us......

0 Comment / Jul 24, 2014

Falling down a rabbit hole into scythe world...

This is what I have been up to whilst I have been missing in action.  Competing in scythe competitions and...

0 Comment / Jun 20, 2014