February 2015 – Summer

We’re already three weeks into autumn, so this update is a bit late, much like all of my gardening plans were this summer. The birth of The Daughter in mid-December rather threw my good intentions into disarray. I knew she would keep us busy, but was entirely unprepared for just how busy! So, unfortunately all my gardening goals for the … Continue reading

Last updated 22 March 2015

November 2014 – Spring

Spring in Our Highland Garden has been a great success, with our fruit trees thriving, our veggie garden going great guns and our bulbs bursting into bloom.

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Last updated 30 November 2014

August 2014 – Winter

This winter has been a quiet time in our garden. I’ve generally been too lethargic to get out into the freezing cold, and the garden has been complicit in my laziness, with very little growth going on. We’ve had virtually no rain since the downpour in May, and the grass has been shrinking rather than growing, so there hasn’t been … Continue reading

Last updated 12 August 2014

May 2014 – Autumn

Autumn came with a rush this year. March was very wet and quite warm, then April hit, night temperatures averaged 6°C to 8°C, and our garden was full of dead leaves. Now it’s the 3rd of May and today is wet and not forecast to top 9°C. We’ve had quite some success with the new veggie garden. It still isn’t … Continue reading

Last updated 3 May 2014

February 2014 – Summer

Summer is almost over, and to be honest, it’s something of a relief. We’ve had an unusual number of very hot days (several of 36° or more, which is hot for the highlands) and it’s been incredibly dry. My new lawn has turned an unhealthy looking shade of brown, despite an occasional watering from me, and everything else is looking … Continue reading

Last updated 17 February 2014