Hi, I'm Theresa Storey and I run The Green Apron Artisan Preserve Company and blog and write and garden and teach and.....

Native Trees

Although I love having such a large garden (and attatched field )it does mean it takes a lot of maintenance and planting. Where we live is called Derryclough -The  Stone of the Oak and this used to be all woodland but was cleared in the 1960’s.We are  trying to replant but its slow work. We’ve […]

"Kale,glorious kale"

There isn’t a lot growing in my garden at the moment . A couple of  of parsley plants, some sprouting broccolli (which isn’t yet sprouting), a few varieties of  oriental salad greens, a bit of swiss chard, and kale, lots of kale.

I thank the garden gods for kale. All through the winter and early […]

Seed Time

I love this time of year. My seed catalogues arrived last month and I’m making the final decisions on what to plant this season. I’m so full of anticipation. I can see in my minds eye the sun shining down on my garden overflowing with veg and herbs . I don’t see the mess in […]