Stonework for the walls of the pond is reaching completion but there is still the stone floor to be put in. Unfortuately the weather is breaking and we are forecast to have thunderstorms and rain for the coming week. Y
This blog is all about how to cope with gardening in continental climate. All the books and TV programmes talk about 'Mediterranean gardening' but few places actually have a classic Med climate - hot dry summers, cool wet winters. My garden is 450m above sea level and temperatures reach over 40 degrees C in summer but drop down to -8 degrees C at times in winter. How to cope with about 50 degrees temperature range? It requires a whole different approach and I cannot find any books that really help, especially regarding cultivation of vegetable & fruit.