The organisers at Gardening Scotland must be thrilled to see another beautiful day for their show which opened yesterday and runs over the weekend. I popped along yesterday and found plants spilling out all over the place…Fun exhibits that attract attention are always popular for the camera. Oops… but be careful with your camera here… Read More The lure of the show
Before we gallop out of May and into Summer let’s step back into April. Wood Anemones, Geese, Highland Cattle and Marshlands were all seen at an RSPB Reserve in my local patch of Scotland. Previously, I have posted on another local Reserve, Scottish Wildlife Trust’s Loch of the Lowes, quite a few times. Vane Farm… Read More Vane Farm in April
Meconopsis One of the reasons I love the month of May. The photos above were taken in my garden on May 20th 2009.
A tad late I am this month with my Bloom Day posting so, as compensation, how about some blooming chat from The Chelsea Flower Show first? The show takes place in London this week. Today, Monday, is Press Day and the Judges have been out to see the gardens too. Perhaps you might like to… Read More Garden Bloom Day May 2009
Ready… is this Blue tit finally ready and willing to lay eggs in our Arch Nestbox? This morning she didn’t seem sure if it should go in the Nestbox or not. I wonder if she ever made a nest before. I’m not sure she has the timing right for building a nest this year. I… Read More Ready, steady, go…
Frantic rushing about to beat the queues… Fridays can be a bit mad. No, I’m not referring to the mass exodus out of company car parks heralding the end of the working week (for some). I’m talking about the busy lunch hour and picking up something to eat.Do you go for the busy area with… Read More The lunchtime rush
With more posts to come on my ‘local patch’ I thought I’d take a brief break to catch up on what’s hot and what’s not in my garden. Well, that was my intention but when I start chatting… This posting comes with a health warning – cuppa required! Oh… and you might need your shoes… Read More On the home front
Since May 2007 I have joined many other Garden Bloggers throughout the world in posting on what’s in flower in our gardens in the middle of the month. This idea was the brain child of Carol at May Dreams Gardens in Indianapolis, USA who still hosts it. Her posting links us all together with the… Read More Flowering in a Scottish Garden