Cruel to be Kind

Having never before pinched out the tip from a sweetpea seedling, I felt a huge sense of fear at the thought of breaking away the growing tip from the rest of the seedling. What if I pinched the wrong part? What if I didn't make a clean break and instead damaged the rest of the … Continue reading Cruel to be Kind

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Summer Raspberries

At this time of year, its hard to believe that Summer will ever come again, with long cold days and frosty evenings. However, when a parcel arrived for me a couple of weeks ago containing 12 Summer fruiting raspberry canes, I couldn't help but think of the seasons ahead. In preparation for planting I had … Continue reading Summer Raspberries