Making a Lot Out of a Little, Holiday Style.

By | 2018-02-20T20:41:01+00:00 December 15th, 2016|

At this time of year there is much advice floating about to “use natural materials” to create amazing holiday decorations cheaply. Indeed I’ve floated much of it myself. When it comes to making holiday gifts and decorations, 'rustic' is the name of the game these days. However it did occur to me this [...]

Leaving Under Duress: The Gardener’s Vacation

By | 2018-02-20T20:41:04+00:00 August 11th, 2016|

Visitors by the millions are heading to beaches worldwide during these weeks of summer, and no doubt there are a few who, while enjoying the sun, surf and sangria, are wondering how their garden is getting on without them.  I don’t have a comforting platitude for them any more than I have one for myself [...]