Although the trees, shrubs and garden plants are ready for their winter rest as they go dormant, no such luck for the gardener.
My introduction to the humble raspberry was in the early fifties when this eight year old followed a group of young kids from our housing estate to our local raspberry fields, just a ten minute walk away.
John Stoa gets his hands dirty with some soil improvements.
Forget New Year resolutions – August is a great time to turn over a new culinary leaf, says John Stoa
John Stoa’s summer flowers are continuing to enjoy the remarkably warm season.
After a season of rich pickings, it’s time for John Stoa to preserve his autumn crops.
The garden has now gone into its autumn phase.
The sun is shining and the flowers are in bloom which means summer has arrived in John Stoa's garden
How well suited is the Scottish climate for the growing of figs? John Stoa finds out.
Darker nights and cooler temperatures can only mean one thing – summer is all but over and autumn is here, says John Stoa.