Month: May 2013

But it IS good for ducks and gardens …

But it IS good for ducks and gardens …

All this rain rain rain was giving me the squelchy blues, until I looked through my green tinted spectacles and saw what it was doing for the plants.  There is apparently a reason that England is known as a “green&pleasant land”, and it’s not for our scorching sun! Always look on the bright siiide of […]

Tricks of the Trade

Tricks of the Trade

Asparagus.  It’s loaded with vitamins, has supposed aphrodisiacal powers and is reputed to cure a hangover.   Entire festivals are devoted to it’s arrival.  People write reams in newspaper columns about the “joys of asparagus”. Am I missing something?  It’s alright, it’s a nice vegetable as vegetables go.  I like it more than peas, but less […]