Leaving

So it is that we are going to leave England for a few years. My husband won a research grant which sends him to Paris, and we follow. It is strange and exciting to be going back to the place where I first experienced some sort of independance, became an adult and a teacher. Memories…

About a little garden’s destiny

It feels good starting to work again in the garden. Some hard pruning, some repotting, some cleaning (and some slug pellets scattering, alas). And the hot questions which keep me awake in the early hours... Will the blue hydrangea stay blue this year ? Will the snake-head fritillaries survive the imposition of a gorgeous Candy…