Here's a bit of fun for a Friday afternoon. The Dabbler is an addictive blog with the extra allure of purporting to be for "Connoisseurs of Everything". And, of course, if you're reading Weeding the Web, then you are most definitely a connoisseur, aren't you?
Now that gardening is such a worthy pastime, it's always in need of humour, and Frank Key, who writes the equally addictive Hooting Yard, contributes (do click through to it on the following link) with his take on the young Ruskin, who as I'm sure you know, once wrote:
“I was extremely fond of digging holes, but that form of gardening was not allowed.” Praeterita, Volume I, Ruskin's memoirs of his early life.