Tag archive for "garden"


Neglected garden… etc

4 Comments 05 April 2011

We’ve been gardening like mad these past few weeks. We’re going on holiday for two weeks–two of the most happening weeks in the garden–grass growing, bulbs blooming, hedge reaching, perennials pushing through, sun glowing, soil warming and no one to take advantage of it or direct it in the best direction! So before we leave […]

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things i love


No Comments 19 October 2010

Every year we plant sunflowers along a south facing wall. I love the brightness of the sunflowers in the sunlight. Our sunflowers are rarely ‘perfect’ enough to cut and bring into the house; their stems squiggle and bend and their petals are often scalloped by hungry insects, but I’m perfectly happy with this as I […]

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