“No matter how long the winter, spring is sure to follow.”
The crumble of the soil between my fingers felt incredibly good today, planting a few new herbs and gently pruning my small but well producing balcony veggie patch. The first of the paper daisies flowered today; a rich deep purple that reminded me of the colour of my high school formal dress. This is its third year; it’s almost always the first show of colour we get.
My balcony garden not as big as it has been in previous years, but the herbs are growing well, the lettuces have provided me with several lunches and the blueberries are still coming into their own. Read more