A resilient Gardener (pt.3)

Lawns. Traditionally gardens are laid to turf with thin borders running around the edges. Ideal for families with children, or with pets needing space to run around. But is this as it should always be? I spent the first year in our home looking at the garden and what happened throughout the year. Where theContinue reading “A resilient Gardener (pt.3)”

A resilient Gardener (pt.2) …

At the time we bought and moved into our home, the previous owners had a Dalek style plastic compost bin at the bottom of the garden. Taking over another person’s compost can be daunting as you will never know how, or even if, they had composted correctly. Without the required mix of green and brownContinue reading “A resilient Gardener (pt.2) …”

A resilient Gardener (pt.1)…

G It is six o’clock in the morning. July. I stand outdoors on the decking, overlooking our South facing garden at the Cherry Laurel hedge I had started to prune back a couple of days earlier. It was overhanging the fence by up to four feet in parts. Motivation prevented me from attending to itContinue reading “A resilient Gardener (pt.1)…”

The April Showers …

Throughout March, and into April, we have recognised and shared awareness – together, hopefully, with some acceptance = of the conditions of Hydrocephalus, Epilepsy and Autism. Each one, we have first hand experience of and what it takes to support somebody with a complex mix of these and other disabilities. Through supporting our son, weContinue reading “The April Showers …”