The Spanish adventures to be experienced by gardening and walking in Spain, especially during retirement, are discussed and details of two new books ‘Our 52 day retirement adventure along the Spanish Pyrenees’ and ‘ Living well from our garden – Mediterranean style’ are mentioned.
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Winter cut back starts with fine weather Although there were some cloudy days just before the New Year we are now experiencing warm sunny weather from dawn to dusk, and beyond. Indeed when dinner quests left at 02.00 hours on the 4th January the thermometer in our north facing front porch showed 16 degrees. It […]
Dry gardening has been the norm Without trying one has had to dry garden during the past two years, at least in Spain, as there have been exceptionally long periods without more than a few drops of rain and then few good showers before the next long run of dry weather. There has been one […]
Report on the wonderful autumn gardens in Spain both in terms of late flowerings and getting overwintering vegetables off to a good start. Two new interesting Spanish lifestyle books are also announced.
Garden Spain Christmas presents provides a long list of possible practical and timely presents for the gardening members of the household or family and in some cases hired gardeners who have done a specially good job during the long period of drought.
Spain is experiencing an amazing second spring this year after the autumn rains and spring like sunny weather. Gardens are great and it is good planting time. Much can be done to prepare for Christmas and next Spring and a new book ‘Making Waterless Gardens a Practical Reality Worldwide’ will have its Andalucian launch at the weekend.
Spain and other European Mediterranean climate countries have had a long spring to end of summer drought that has just been broken in most places. This article looks at what can now be done to improve the quality of gardens.