Monthly Archives: October 2010
While waiting for our new trees to arrive I’ve been wondering a lot about the aspect of our garden -basically trying to make it not be north facing through the power of wishful thinking. This lead me to go messing … Continue reading
We’ve ordered an apple espalier, a pear espalier and a mulberry tree. The apple and pear are slated to go in along the south-west facing wall, but now I’m fretting about this. Will it get enough sunshine? Once the arbour … Continue reading
Like I said in an earlier post, we’re not even sure if the garden will support vegetables through the winter. For the purposes of future comparison I’ve taken an image of each bed.
Mr F and JZ spent much of the day with their nana and pop, meaning the missus and myself were able to dash out to Finchley Nurseries garden centre and then to get some plants into the ground. … Continue reading
I managed to get out in the failing light this evening to grab some pictures of the garden as I want to watch its progress. So, first of all, with the house gleaming as the paint goes on, here’s the … Continue reading
The thing about gardening, as with most things, is it’s one thing to look at something great and which looks fabulous, but quite another to achieve it for yourself. Espalier fruit trees look lovely, will give our garden structure without … Continue reading