Category Archives: the new blog

david’s ‘A Tale of Four Gardens’ blog – with one garden in London, one in Lincolnshire, one the the Scottish Borders, and on by the sea just outside edinburgh.

Apple technology


The BBC website http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes, should you do a desperate search for something to do with your apple crop, other than store them and put the problem off for another few months, lists 625 things you can do with them.  Bingo. … Continue reading

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Waterlilies as weeds?


They said it was astonishing, and astonishing it was.  Staying in Pembroke, at the Landmark Trust’s splendid Monkton Old Hall, the astonishing place was Stackpole Court, the immediate location called Bosheron Ponds, and the biggest acreage of waterlily I’ve ever … Continue reading

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The new blog…


The new blog Right… trying to find out if I can insert a blog inside a page over here. Yep, I appreciate the whole thing is a blog… Having great fun in the Borders garden just now. At long last, we … Continue reading

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That happy disaster


Well, it seemed a disaster for the first few moment.  We’d thought that the snow might have melted enough to let us get into the village.  We just about made it, though the snow was still piled a yard high … Continue reading

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