Category Archives: Garden

Near Death Experience (well sort of…)

It has been a windy, rainy day, but not very windy in Welsh terms.  I had just gone out of the door to get the goats in, as they hate rain and we had just prepared their winter quarters so … Continue reading

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Down the garden

I was inspired to post by Deborah O’Hare’s fabulous be-poemed silken pebbles.  Down the garden is my studio.  With its own pebbled path. I built it many years ago, almost all by myself, originally as a Wendy house for the … Continue reading

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Hurrah!

Sorry folks – but I am so happy that it is raining!  This is a sight I was beginning to mourn…..  The spring that always dries for a couple of weeks in late summer, dried in April. The novelty of the … Continue reading

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For Nosey Parkers Like Me

I am a nosey parker.  I admit it!  I love to know about the lives of others.  I compare and contrast.  I laugh with and, shamefully, sometimes at.  I commiserate and empathise.  I learn.  I judge.  Above all I appreciate … Continue reading

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Foxgloves

It would be highly unusual for me to weed out a foxglove.  I love them wherever they place themselves and I add to them each year with cultivars.  Perhaps it is because they are one thing that rabbits will not … Continue reading

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After the rain

Clicking on the images will bring up a clearer pic. The evening light after the rain is magical. A catmint (Nepeta) and Alchemilla border works well colourwise and solves the problem of taming two gorgeous thugs.  The audacious oriental poppy, bottom … Continue reading

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Garden

I started weeding in February, in a gap between snowfalls, but as ever, the garden has ‘gotten away’ – the bittercress holds dominion!  Here and there are delights nevertheless. The Florentine Iris never fails to entrance me.  It is demure and yet … Continue reading

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