Monthly Archives: May 2012

and suddenly it’s voar…

      After 36 gardening years in Shetland I should be used to it by now, but still, almost every year, it takes me by surprise. Nothing but wet, cold and grey, and then suddenly – overnight – spring … Continue reading

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days of miracles and wonders

Remember the dead, dark and empty pond, the frost damage, the gardener’s despondency? All vanished about a fortnight ago. A miracle happened. The sun shone. The huge dark cloud which had hovered above Lea Gardens vanished. A thrush was singing … Continue reading

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