Ready for Spring

I always get the unshakeable feeling that spring follows shortly after New Year. Back when I lived in the UK, this inevitably led to many months of confused frustration and depression; it’s not unheard of for it to snow in April there. Thankfully, now I live in San Francisco my weird internal clock isn’t so […]

Garden Update

In April I showed you the beginnings of my little pot garden I’ve started so I thought you might want to see how it’s getting on 3 months later. My tomatoes grew incredibly quickly into sturdy plants with lots of flowers and several green and rapidly growing tomatoes. I’m hoping a few will ripen and […]


A couple of weekends ago I planted some seeds in trays inside and they just started sprouting a few days ago!   My space is limited so I try to stick to things I can eat. My Oregano and Mint survived from last year so I’ve started seeds in Thyme, Rosemary and Basi,l as well […]