The wildlife pond awakes with frogspawn and tadpoles. The garden has been decorated by tulips and we have a surprise local kingfisher.Continue reading “Tadpoles, Tulips and a Kingfisher”
Category: In the Garden
Is This the Song of Spring?
After a very cold night we wake to a crisp winter morning of frosted grass with the bright sun rising over the house tops. This is ‘day’s most sacred hour‘, full of the ‘innocence of a new born day‘.Continue reading “Is This the Song of Spring?”
Creating a Wildflower Meadow
There is something very romantic about a traditional English wildflower meadow with a soft, dreamy tapestry of mixed flowers and grasses, back lit in the glorious summer sun, full of insects and the smell of sweet vernal grass.Continue reading “Creating a Wildflower Meadow”
July’s Cottage Garden Gallery
In our July cottage garden, summer flowers in pots are coming to their best now, despite our present drought. I also take a look at ‘No Dig’ gardening.Continue reading “July’s Cottage Garden Gallery”