Sadly our beloved dog Rolo died last month, this and the demands of the garden in April has meant I’ve not been out walking. So a walk this morning with a friend and her gorgeous retriever was a wonderful treat.… Continue Reading
For me April is one of the busiest months of the year in the garden, hence my blog entries have suffered! Gardening on clay means that you can only work with the soil and landscape the garden a couple of… Continue Reading
I am thrilled to announce that Elizabeth (Mrs Duck) has twelve incredibly cute ducklings. I’d not seen her for a while and spotted her on our pond this morning with her new brood. All my gardening jobs have gone out… Continue Reading
A bunch of Spring flowers in a jam jar for a lovely friends birthday. The flowers include Cerinthe, Anemone De Caen ‘Sylphide’, Narcissus ‘Thalia‘, Muscari, Mustard ‘Red Giant’, Tulip ‘Spring Green’ and Wallflower ‘Bowles Mauve’.
I’ve just started picking Anemone De Caen ‘Sylphide’ which I planted in my cutting border last autumn. They’re stunning and making me swoon!
The penultimate butternut squash has become a delicious soup for lunch. I adapted an easy to make Jamie Oliver recipe. Ingredients: Olive Oil 2 red onions 2 celery sticks 2 carrots 4 garlic cloves 2 rosemary sprigs Fresh red chilli… Continue Reading
I’ve had great fun arranging flowers from my garden for a spring wedding. I’ll let the pictures tell the story. Flowers picked, conditioned and grouped on my table ready for arranging Narcissus Bridal Crown arranged in flower pots for… Continue Reading