Posted in March 2010

Planting Shallots & Digging Parsnips

Planting Shallots & Digging Parsnips

Our allotment in Hitchin has been sadly neglected over the past few months. With biting winter winds and snow on the ground it’s been difficult to raise any enthusiasm for growing vegetables! Armed with bags of shallots that I’ve recently bought from the local garden centre we set off this weekend to make amends. Our … Continue reading

Snowdrop Showtime

Snowdrop Showtime

My spirits lift when I see snowdrops. For such a small flower they giveĀ  enormous pleasure at what is such a gloomy time of year. However small or large your garden snowdrops are a must for this time of year. They will delight even the grumpiest and reluctant gardener with their simple yet elegant beauty. … Continue reading

Spring sunshine!

Spring sunshine!

Finally the weather has broken in Hitchin and my front garden is basking in spring sunshine! With a winter that has seemed to have lasted months today saw me rush to the shed and grab my tools and set to work in my garden. Dismissing the moss in the lawn as a job for another … Continue reading