Wait until next year

Putting off what could be done tomorrow, today

Tag: garden

The shortcut

Flowers in the grounds of a church

I had not long stepped off the airplane. My ears were still popping, a release of pressure, a rush of clarity of sound. My body was still braced for turbulence. My brain was still telling my body that bracing yourself in such situations won’t do you much good. Here I was walking over the ground I was an hour earlier flying over, descending towards. Read the rest of this entry »

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Gardening at night

We’ve been in our current place for a couple of years now and the garden has been something of an on/off project. There has been the enthusiasms of springs, of clearing and planning and planting, followed by the troubles of summer, as the temperature rises and the watering slackens. Then the forgetting to clear and prune in the autumn, then the actual clearing and pruning in winter, then spring again. Read the rest of this entry »