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Search and Rescue…

… of the sad plants past their season. The sad plants that have remained unsold in the corners of garden centres until they look almost dead. The bargain corners that everyone walks by. Don’t get me wrong I like to search for a bargain the same as the next person however I am more drawn… Read More Search and Rescue…

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shirls pondwatch

You don’t really need a garden to relax by a pond like the Oriental short-clawed otters in the photo below. However with all the heavy rainfall we have had recently the idea of sitting at the water’s edge on a summer’s day watching the wildlife that visits seems a distant one.Looking back to July 22nd… Read More shirls pondwatch

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Third time lucky?

Today has been a very pleasant warm and sunny day. Mm… perhaps I should have taken my Bloom Day photos – tomorrow is to be rainy once again! Like many parts of the UK this summer has been a bit of a wash out with the hot summer days seeming a distant memory at the… Read More Third time lucky?

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Comings and goings

There has been plenty going on in my garden recently but with the school holidays there has also been plenty going on elsewhere too! Time at the PC has been short and sweet so I do apologise for not answering all my mail and comments or visiting my favourite blogs – I will soon. Oh…… Read More Comings and goings