The Wilde Carrot Diaries

As I sit at our kitchen table, listening to talk of the war in Ukraine and Russia’s nuclear threats on the radio, having had a broken night with a seven-year-old with Covid which sent his temperature spiralling, I am looking out onto our garden, offering a little corner of peace. On the last day of…

Plot 1a

Carrots and Calendula started out as a blog about my garden, but at the end of last year – after being on the waiting list for five years – I finally got an allotment. Plot 1a is completely overgrown but in a beautiful spot on the South Downs. Yesterday afternoon I even had a good…