The exceptional warmth in May has given a good kick-start for our balcony garden. Peas and chives are already well on their way to our dinner table. Unfortunately the strong early spring sunshine was too much for our balcony apple tree, but maybe we’ll plant a new one. We are yet to see how our carrots, peppers, corn, lemons, various herbs and local meadow plants will flourish but the start has been fantastic!
I just finished reading a very interesting book called What a Plant Knows by Daniel Chamovitz. The author, a genetics Ph.D. and the Dean of George S.Wise Faculty of Life Sciences at the University of Tel Aviv, sheds fascinating insight into the various senses and the memory of plants. Read More!