Apple grafting – follow-up.

Back in January I did a short blog about grafting apples in the simplest way possible. https://wordpress.com/post/gardenruminations.co.uk/8269 Here, exactly 3 months later, is a progress report. I grafted three scions onto three shoots of apple that had appeared in my garden. I think they may have been suckers from the roots of an apple tree…

If you go down to the woods today..

Somewhere in the hidden recesses of my memory is something about William Robinson and the need for every gardener to set aside an acre or so of their garden for woodland. I have tried, but with a garden of around one eighth of an acre in total, I have failed. My woodland consists of the…

Six on Saturday – 11/4/2020

And so it goes on. Applause broke out at 8pm on Thursday so I opened the window and joined it, then someone went for a bottle of wine and before long there were all our neighbours out with chairs and bottles, all keeping a sensible distance from each other but socialising in a totally unprecedented…