Slabs of ice

Picked up 50 slabs today from a guy shifting them on Freecycle.

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They were so cold they froze together in the car. Heavy snow forecast for Friday so the cold snap continues.

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Being a gardener puts a different outlook on life. The cold is good for breaking up the soil and splitting the Garlic bulbs. In her new book Backyard Parables, Margaret Roach talks about the higher, ‘woo-woo’ lessons we can learn from gardening. For me the winter has meant the break up of a relationship, splitting of friendships. But all necessary steps for the rebirth coming in spring and the possibility of new blooms.

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