Gardening Archive

Mary in the Garden

My mother is in her mid eighties. Last Saturday morning, my extended family gathered in her backyard. We were all there; my 8 brothers and sisters along with our in-laws, nieces and nephews. Bearing shovels and rakes,

Mum’s the Word

There’s an old saying that goes like this: “Mum’s the word”. It means, “SSShhhhh. Keep your mouth shut. Don’t say anything to anyone.” Often the expression is used when something of great import is to be kept