The Curious Incident of the Dog, a Stick and a Bad Shot

It was a mistake to admire the wonderful Red Abyssinian banana, Ensete ventricosum ‘Maurelii’, in Max’s garden this morning.  I think it is what is known as “tempting fate”.  Like a ruddy phoenix this tender African has recently risen from the ashes.  Last winter it was left outside with only a thin fleece for protection.Continue reading “The Curious Incident of the Dog, a Stick and a Bad Shot”