Following on from last week's In a Vase on Monday I have used another mug from the kitchen cupboard. In the past few posts I've found a container and then picked the flowers. This time I knew I wanted to use the last of the hot flowers in the garden. Once I had my selection … Continue reading In a Vase on Monday – It’s Hot! Hot! Hot!
There is a delightful meme, called 'In a Vase Monday' hosted by Cathy at Rambling in the Garden. I joined in a few times last year but not regular basis. I remembered it today after torrential rain this morning and a garden damage inspection, when it cleared and the sun came out. My Monday vase is … Continue reading In a Vase Monday – After the Rain
What a stroke of luck I booked this week off work! The weather has been glorious, although with a marked nip in the air at night, during the day it's been warm and sunny. I love September. Some people groan "oh it's climate change", but I remember going to school in September dressed in a … Continue reading End of Month View – September 2015
This post is a day early but as I have found time to sit down I thought I would post it today. I don't write as many blog posts these days so making up for lost time. Thank you Helen at Patient Gardener for hosting this meme, it has proved to be an invaluable diary of … Continue reading End of Month View -May 2015
It is getting a little warmer now and everything in the garden is full of the joy of spring. We have been unlucky this last week with some very strong winds and I, for one, suffered the loss of seedlings when my plastic greenhouse blew over. Fortunately it is still early enough to get … Continue reading End of Month View – March 2015
Two happy things today. The first is that there really are blooms in the garden and second, it is a beautifully sunny day here on the South coast of England. This makes writing a post for Garden Bloggers Bloom day a bit of a treat; I haven't contributed to this monthly meme hosted by Carol … Continue reading Garden Bloggers Bloom Day 15 Feb 2015