How to Calmly Deal With Leaves, When You HATE clutter

I confess I like things neat and tidy. I love all things organized and in their place. Mess makes me angry. I can't help it. Blame society, social media, female peer pressure, family hoarding, whatever, I don't like it. So when the leaves start to fall my immediate response isn't usually - "ooh leaf mould," … Continue reading How to Calmly Deal With Leaves, When You HATE clutter

Be Brave, Go Organic and Save Your Corner of the Planet

I was surprised and pleased to see Amateur Gardening magazine had a section in one of their September editions dedicated to organic gardening, mainly because the magazine always seems to endorse all kinds of sprays and pesticides. But here they were making the case for national charity Garden Organic, compost, reusing resources, stopping chemical usage … Continue reading Be Brave, Go Organic and Save Your Corner of the Planet

How to Get Your Organic Garden Ready for Autumn (Fall)

I love planning. I have lists, sub lists, sub sub lists. When it comes to gardening I like to start planning on the 1st of September. Why? Well if you want a great spring, with healthy plants and rich soil, then you have to get your organic garden ready now. I always think of September … Continue reading How to Get Your Organic Garden Ready for Autumn (Fall)