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

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