Flowers, Garden blogging, In a Vase on Monday, Photography

In a Vase on Monday – Being Non-symmetrical

Yeah!  This week for In a Vase on Monday I am displaying flowers, not bought from a shop, or cut from the garden flower patch, but a little posy chosen from pots on my patio.   Whilst I was deadheading and I thought to myself there was no reason why I couldn’t arrangement a few in a small… Continue reading In a Vase on Monday – Being Non-symmetrical

Garden blogging, Six on Saturday

Six on Saturday – 14 July 2018

I will subtitle this post "The Good, the Sad and the Ugly. In reverse order (this may make your skin go funny) ... 1. The Ugly - Social Pear SawflyThere is (was) a small hawthorn shrub on my allotment. A couple of days ago I discovered it absolutely covered in what looked liked cobwebs full… Continue reading Six on Saturday – 14 July 2018

Garden blogging

In a Vase on Monday

At the risk of repeating myself, having moved into a flat, albeit with a patio,  I am without a garden and the allotment is not ready for flowers until next year.   I am, therefore, buying flowers for my home rather than using my own flowers for In a Vase Monday. Having said that, shop… Continue reading In a Vase on Monday

Flowers, Garden blogging, Photography

Six on Saturday in Vivid Colour 30 June 2018

A regular Six on Saturday can leave a bit of a challenge when you only have patio pots.  I didn’t really do myself any favours last week when I posted close up photos of my pots, leaving me not a lot new photos to post this week.   However, always one for a challenge, the… Continue reading Six on Saturday in Vivid Colour 30 June 2018

Garden blogging

When Winter Meets Spring!

I have been writing my blog since January 2011, it provides me with seven years to look back on and compare seasons, year on year.  This year, 2018, in West Sussex we had a visiting of snow a few weeks ago, a little more yesterday and when I woke this morning there was more snow,… Continue reading When Winter Meets Spring!