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Posts tagged ‘dirt’

Help! I’m having an affair

Dear Geeky, I’ve been having an affair with my vegetable patch for a year now and I think my husband’s beginning to suspect. Maybe it’s the dirt under my nails or the smell of tomatoes on my clothes. Read more

Scent of the soil

It’s been raining and the colours in the garden are more vivid than ever. The water cranks up the green yet blackens the soil. It’s a garden of contrasts.

When the rain stops and the temperature lifts a little, the smell of damp soil beckons me outside. I can thank the molecule geosmin for that. Read more