EOMV

End of Month View – May 2012

With the blink of an eye we are at the end of May. A couple of weeks ago I wrote, with a sense of excitement, about the sudden arrival of warm, correction - hot, weather. I foolishly said that I hoped to have a garden full of flowers ready for the May End of Month… Continue reading End of Month View – May 2012

Weekly Photo Challenge

Weekly Photo Challenge: Summer

 The Weekly Photo Challenge prompt is: Summer.  "Where you live, summer might be arriving soon, or (if you’re in the southern hemisphere), a fleeting memory. But what signifies summer to you? For me, it’s this picture, taken a few weeks ago in Rome, of me wearing shorts and shoes with no socks on the cobbled… Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Summer

Garden, Garden visiting, National Garden Scheme

Cocktails on the Terrace and Rabbits on the Lawn at Tylney Hall Hotel, Hampshire

When a friend says to you “I have a plus one invitation for a weekend at a Spa Hotel, to review their gardens, would you like to come”? I don't suppose many of you have to think twice before saying “Yes please”? I didn’t hesitate either. Where did we go? Tylney Hall Hotel, Nr Hook… Continue reading Cocktails on the Terrace and Rabbits on the Lawn at Tylney Hall Hotel, Hampshire

Garden

At Last the Flowers are Appearing!

It only took a few days of sunshine and hot weather for flowers to appear, at last, in the garden. After so much rain the garden was bursting with greenery but not much colour. My favourite flower, the Aquilegia, is now flowering all over the garden. I have let too many self-seed so there are… Continue reading At Last the Flowers are Appearing!