• My daughter's garden brings joy all year round

    5 days ago - By The Guardian

    Kala and I sow her garden in May - then I pop round for tea and weeding My daughter Kala has been in my life since I was 19. We are still close. Kala lives four doors from me in London's Kentish Town. I look over to her home from mine. We always sow her annual garden around her birthday in May. And what a year it's been. Self-seeding poppies bursting through her patio. Extravagant oriental flowers a metre tall. Nasturtiums have swamped the space. Kala's been ripping them out by the armload in a mostly failed attempt to stop them conquering the wall.
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