Blighted!

There are few things to sadden a gardener’s heart more than the sight of this: Every year I know I’m taking a risk with outdoor tomatoes, but I don’t have a greenhouse and if I want toms at all I have to at least try. For the past two years I’ve been growing Ferline F1…

Horticultural Hypochondria

Last week I went to Avebury┬áManor, at Avebury in Wiltshire. It’s a fantastic house, constantly in very beautiful flux. A few years ago it was redesigned to show each room in as it would have been seen at various times in history – a fantastic idea. Visitors can touch anything in the house (with the…