I Think Gardening Is Hard Work

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 4 People

    Tree Taming

    My garden, and those of the houses nearabouts, are shady with tall skinny sycamores that shed a million floating pods every autumn, so that they grow like cress. They're like alcoholics, they're everywhere, and persistent.  In the past I'd considered stealing a drone and having...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan
    46-50
    Jul 12, 2013

    Living Off Scraps

    Feeling unusually community-spirited, for once, I agreed to Look-After a flower basket this summer. Every year I’m plagued by the Jesus Army (who live up the street) to take part, and this year I succumbed to the peer pressure.   I blame Amazon.  I was waiting for a parcel...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan
    46-50
    Aug 1, 2013
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