Broadbean Season

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Broadbeans are easy to grow and in mid winter when the veggie garden looks empty, provide leafy exuberance! The only down side is that for all the green goodness growing, the output is very small by comparison. The worm bin benefits more than anyone. Keeping the stalks in check with twine and poles is also […]

Snowball Hydrangea

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I can’t claim the growing rights for these beauties as I purchased them from the nursery with the buds already on, but they were too gorgeous not to share. The are Snowball Hydrangea, also known as Schneeball. They were chosen to line the top of a 50cm high retaining wall outside the kitchen doors and […]