Gardeners World – A Gentle Gardening Life in Gascony

Gardeners World – Gascony France Gascony in the late Autumn is a wonderful place for a gardener. With a fragrant ancient rose in my front basket, I rode a vintage bicycle through the rolling countryside, passing through tiny villages, long since settled deep into the countryside, as much a part of the land as the crops and the great flocks of birds … Continue reading

Gardeners World – A Leaf from the Gardeners in Catalan

Gardeners World – Catalonia Spain Taking a solitary stroll around the Catalonian hilltop village, Castelló d’Empúries, I spy the thriving allotments of the locals. I have devoured the excellent local cuisine, and am eager take a closer look at the fresh produce and a gardener’s life in Northern Spain. There is a sleepy ancient town in Spain, where quaint allotments nestle … Continue reading

Gardeners World – A Patch in the Garden of Ghana

Gardeners World – Ghana “Come to my garden!” my companion was insistent. We were squatting in the dust together outside her makeshift bedroom, eating fatty cow’s hoof, tomato broth and pounded plantain and cassava from the same bowl with our right hands. I was curious. As the weeks had passed by I had received many pressing invitations from the villagers … Continue reading

The World of Organic Gardening

The World of Organic Gardening – A Singapore Gardeners viewpoint Organic gardening isn’t without its controversies. On one hand, some claim that edible produce grown using organic methods are sweeter, healthier and much better for the land the crops are grown on. On the other hand, others say that whether it’s organic or not doesn’t make a difference to the taste of the crops … Continue reading