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The Buddha’s Hand

I was lucky enough to be given one of these amazing citrus plants last year. It wasn’t looking super-happy, but a winter …

No sooner begun….

….than brought to a grinding halt. We have snow forecast for the next couple of days, so I’m drooling over seed merchant …

What an autumn!

I gave up trying to garden from mid September until now for two reasons. On the night of 18 September we had …

Bee helpful

Reading an article about the demise of 6200 beehives here in the south of France in the last 24 months, I was curious …

Can you hear it?

Our garden is rowdy with the sound of plants and trees slurping up welcome rain. We’ve harvested 3500 litres from the roof since …

An odd start to the year

January was marked by being wet and mild. This is our first winter here, so I don’t know if it is usual …

Garden of morning mists

After yesterday’s steady rain we awoke to almost zero visibility. This is a garden in the clouds during September. We have only …

Prayers answered

I had a late birthday present. During the night I heard rain pouring down outside. I’d left a rug and cushions out …