Month: January 2019

Garden

Decoding garden seed packets & catalogues

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Part 2 of information on your seed packets. Right now it’s early morning, so it’s still dark outside. The wind is wiping hard enough around the garden that I can hear it quite clearly indoors. It’s cold and there are next to no leaves on the trees I can just […]

Garden

Hardiness zones, what can I grow?

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January is the perfect time for sitting with a mug of tea, a couple of biscuits (ok, ok a plate) and a pile of seed catalogues (or as Kate calls them, garden porn). Just browsing those wonderful blasts of colour and potential beauty is enough to keep me going all […]

Garden

2018 – reflection on the year past

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It has been such a busy year at Ar Bruadair this year, it almost seems to have passed in a flash so I though it might be a good thing to pause and reflect on things before getting stuck head on into 2019. Every year has ups and downs, and […]