Category: Garden

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Summer 2016 is lovely

Summer 2016 is lovely don’t you think? Just perfect days of sunshine and light breezes. Took time for a break on the south coast and came home refreshed and re-vitalised. Butterfly Bushes are Working....

My garden – 2013

Despite being completely neglected this year, the garden was still beautiful.  It was the warmest year since we moved to Wales and it was nice to have a long dry spell. As usual the...

Herb Patch (and bunny sweets)

Herb Patch (and bunny sweets)

I have been pottering in the garden this week, but it’s been too hot to do much. I have managed to take some photos though, so here they are, what do you think?  The...

Before the rain

Fantastic Fennel

I haven’t posted any pictures of the garden lately.  It is a bit slow this year because it hasn’t warmed up properly yet, but my favourite, the fennel, is looking fantastic despite the dreary...

Cool Cordial

Cool Cordial

The rain held off for just long enough for the elderflowers to dry out.  I picked enough for the first batch of this year’s elderflower cordial. You know the saying about how wood warms...

Summer is here!!

Summer is here!!

Summer has finally arrived, and I know this because my broad beans are in full flower – not because it is in any way sunny! The Bank Holiday Llandudoch Jubilee Fair was busy with...

Snowdrop Doll

At long last

I have just finished making this cute snowdrop doll.  ♥ I felt inspired by these snowdrops in my garden last month. The doll kit was for sale in a local Spring Fayre.  I just...